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Cheeseburger Soup Recipe - Crockpot Style

This is soup is similar to potato soup, but it's a bit heartier with more veggies and meat!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 25 mins
Course: Slow Cooker, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheeseburger Soup Recipe - Crockpot Style
Servings: 12
Calories: 546kcal

Ingredients

  • 1.5-2 Pounds cooked ground beef
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 Tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 2 Cans 14.5 ounce Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 pound bacon cooked & broken into pieces
  • 6-7 small to medium Potatoes Cubed (or can substitute shredded potatoes/hashbrowns if you want to freeze ahead)
  • 1 Cup of chopped or shredded carrots
  • 8 oz pkg of cream cheese Cubed
  • 8 Cups of Chicken Broth
  • 2 teaspoons of Salt
  • 1 teaspoon of Pepper
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 3 cups of cheddar cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Place cooked ground beef, garlic, diced tomatoes, 1/2 of the cooked bacon, onion, potatoes, carrots, cream cheese, chicken broth, salt and pepper into the slow cooker.  Cook on low for 7 hours.  One hour before done cooking, whisk milk and flour together and pour into the slow cooker.  Add the 3 cups of cheese at this time as well.  Let cook another hour or so.  Top with shredded cheese and bacon pieces.

Freezer to Slow Cooker Instructions:

  • Cook bacon & ground beef.
  • Crumble the bacon & place half of it in a quart sized freezer bag.
  • Chop the carrots & onion.
  • Chop the cream cheese into cubes.
  • Substitute 6-7 potatoes for 3-4 cups of hashbrowns.
  • Add all ingredients except milk, flour and cheese to the gallon size freezer bag.
  • (Can freeze cheese in another freezer bag to make sure you have enough on cooking day)
  • Label & Freeze as flat as possible.
  • Get out of freezer the night before to let thaw.  (If you forget, can cook frozen, just add an extra hour of cooking time to it)
  • On cooking day, follow instructions in original recipe.

Notes

Servings:  10-12 (made enough for our family of 8 to have at least 2 servings each)

Nutrition

Calories: 546kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 1601mg | Potassium: 1025mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2155IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 377mg | Iron: 6mg