Creamy Potato and Hamburger Soup

Creamy Potato and Hamburger Soup

Recipe by JadeCourse: SoupsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef

  • 1 medium white onion peeled and diced

  • 1 large garlic clove minced

  • 6 cups of chicken broth

  • 6 cups of peeled & diced Russet potatoes

  • 2 cups of your favourite frozen vegetable mix

  • 3 tsp dried basil

  • 2 tsp dried parsley flakes

  • 1 1/2 cups milk

  • 2 tbsp cornstarch

  • 8 ounces Velveeta cheese cubed


  • In a large skillet ,fry the ground beef and onions until the onions are soft and the ground beef browned. Drain the grease.
  • Fry the garlic until browned and fragrant. Add the beef mixture to the crockpot or stockpot on the stove.
  • Add in the potatoes, broth, vegetables, basil and parsley.
  • Cook in the crockpot on low for 6-8 hours, on high for 3-4, or simmer on the stove until the potatoes are tender and starting to dissolve sightly.
  • Whisk the cornstarch into the milk, then whisk into the soup. Add the Velveeta and let it melt, stirring occasionally. When it’s melted in completely, spoon into bowls and serve.


  • You can add more broth if you like a thinner soup, or even 1/2 cup of sour cream at the end to add some tang.
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