~SPICY CHEESEBURGER SOUP~ T-N-T

 

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Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 2 small carrots, grated
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper* seeded and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 2-1/2 cups milk, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 8 ounces process American cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat;
  • cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in beef and 2 cups
  • of milk; heat through. Combine flour and remaining milk until smooth; gradually stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; stir in cheese until melted. Add cayenne if desired. Top with bacon just before serving.
  • Editor's Note: When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber or plastic gloves to protect your hands. Avoid touching your face.
  • Yield: 6-8 servings (about 2 quarts).

Notes

This has been a favorite of ours since I found it in TOH!

Categories: Beef  Chowder  Soup  Spicy 

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