It is thick, rich and full of flavor!
PREP TIME:15 MINUTES
COOK TIME:30 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME:45 MINUTES
This is one of those meals you can’t go wrong with something SO good. something so warm, and comforting. You will be excited to have leftovers!
1 pound of ground meat ( I used organic turkey)
4 tablespoons butter, divided
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup shredded carrots
3/4 cup diced celery
2 teaspoon dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1-3/4 pounds (about 4 cups) cubed peeled potatoes
3 cups of veggie broth or whatever you prefer
1/4 cup all-purpose flour ( I used g-way organic flour}
2 to 4 cups shredded white / yellow cheddar
1-1/2 cups whole milk
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook and crumble ground meat add seasoning to the meat ( I used salt, pepper , basil , and Italian seasoning ) until no longer pink, 6-8 minutes; drain and set aside. In same saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Sautee onions, carrots, celery, basil and Italian seasoning until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Add potatoes, ground turkey and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender, 10-12 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt remaining butter. Add flour; cook and stir until bubbly, 3-5 minutes. Add to soup; bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cheese, milk, salt and pepper; cook until cheese melts. Remove from heat; blend in sour cream. If desired, serve with onion rings and green onions.
Add some of Your favorite Toppings! (optional)
Storing cheeseburger soup: once your cheeseburger soup is completely cooled place your cheeseburger soup in an airtight container or zip lock bag. This will stay in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days long. When ready to reheat you may need to add a little chicken broth if it is too thick.