Introduction Dive into a bowl of warmth with our Hearty Hamburger & Potato Soup. This recipe combines the heartiness of ground beef with the comfort of creamy potatoes. Ideal for cold nights, this soup is not just a dish, but a warm hug in a bowl.
1 1/2 pounds 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 teaspoons dried basil
2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1 1/2 cups milk
2 tablespoons cornstarch
8 ounces Velveeta cheese cubed
Directions & How to Prepare
Begin by browning the ground beef with onion and garlic. Drain any excess fat. In a large pot, combine the cooked beef, broth, potatoes, vegetables, basil, and parsley. Simmer until the potatoes are tender. Blend milk with cornstarch and stir into the soup. Add the Velveeta cheese, stirring until melted and well incorporated.
Preparation Time Total preparation time, including cooking, is approximately 1 hour.
Servings This recipe serves 6-8 people.
Can I use a different type of cheese? Yes, cheddar can be a good substitute.
Is it freezer-friendly? Absolutely! It can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Can I make it vegetarian? Yes, skip the beef and use vegetable broth.
Can I add other vegetables? Yes, feel free to add your favorites.
What’s the best way to reheat it? Slowly on the stove or in the microwave.
Conclusion Our Hearty Hamburger & Potato Soup is more than just a meal; it’s a comforting experience. Whether you’re feeding a family or looking for leftovers, this soup promises to be a crowd-pleaser. Remember, the best ingredient is always a sprinkle of love!