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Cheeseburger Soup with Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

10 servings (about 2-1/2 quarts)

I don't have a lot of extra time to spend in the kitchen, so I appreciate that I can cook this soup's ground beef and rice in advance to speed up my dinner prep on busy days. —Janne Rowe, Wichita, Kansas
Cheeseburger Soup with Rice Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1 pound ground beef, cooked, crumbled and drained
  • 2 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 3 cups 2% milk
  • 1 pound Velveeta, cubed
  • 1 cup sour cream

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the carrot, onion, celery and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in the beef, rice, milk and cheese; simmer, uncovered, until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally (do not boil). Just before serving, whisk in the sour cream; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 368 calories, 22g fat (13g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 790mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein.

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