Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe came from a friend and I'm not much for hamburger in my soup, but boy is it tasty! I think it would be even better with Italien Sausage. Give it a try!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef, drain, remove from pan & set aside.
  2. Chop onion, shred carrots, and dice celery & potatoes.
  3. Saute onions, carrots, celery, basil, & parsley in 1 tablespoons butter.
  4. Add broth, potatoes, & beef. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover & simmer for 10-15 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  5. In small pan melt remaining butter. Add flour, cook & stir for 3-5 minute until bubbly.
  6. Add to soup & bring to a boil. Cook & stir for 2 minute.
  7. Reduce heat to low, add cheese, milk, salt, & pepper. Cook & stir until cheese melts.
Most Helpful

I made this soup for the soup and salad course for a progressive dinner for about 25 teenagers and their chaperones and it was a hit with everyone!! I doubled it of course. Thanks so much for sharing this keeper recipe!! I will make it again.

cookin mimi December 08, 2008