Spicy Cheeseburger Soup
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 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 whole 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
  1. 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.
  2. Stir in beef and 2 cups of milk; heat through. Combine flour and remaining milk until smooth; gradually stir into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; stir in cheese until melted. Add cayenne
  3. Pepper if desired. Top with bacon just before serving.
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