Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

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Is there anything better than a big juicy bacon cheeseburger? Your mouth just started watering a little bit…..didn’t it?

 

This soup delivers that same mouth watering taste, but in the form of an easy peasy crockpot recipe.   Luckily for my vegetarian hubby, this Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Soup can easily be made vegetarian using soy crumbles. 

 

Ingredients:  Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

1 lb ground beef (or soy crumble for vegetarians)

1 cup onions, diced

2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes

5 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled (or soy bacon for vegetarians)

1/2 cup celery, chopped

1 cup carrots, shredded

2 cups potatoes, cubed

8 oz cream cheese, cubed

4 cups chicken broth (or veggie broth for vegetarians)

1/4 cup flour

1 cup milk

3-4 garlic cloves, minced

1 tsp salt

1 tsp dried basil

1 tsp dried parsley

1/2 tsp pepper

 

 

 

 

Brown beef

1. Start by sauteing onions and browning your beef together, until meat is no longer pink.

 

 

 

 

 

Bacon cheeseburger soup

2. Next combine all ingredients EXCEPT for the shredded cheddar cheese, milk and flour. 

 

It helps to hire an extra cute helper for this :)

 

3. Stir to combine ingredients. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. When 10 minutes are left, you are going to add a thickener and  your cheese. To make the thickener, combine milk and flour. Whisk until all clumps are gone.

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup flour

 

 

Add cheese

5. Uncover crockpot and  stir in shredded cheese and milk/flour mixture. Cover and cook for the remaining 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.

I served our soup with chopped up dill pickles to add that cheeseburger feel :)

 

 

 

 

 

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5.0 from 3 reviews
Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Soup
 
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Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef (or soy crumble for vegetarians)
  • 1 cup onions, diced
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 5 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled (or soy bacon for vegetarians)
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 2 cups potatoes, cubed
  • 8 oz cream cheese, cubed
  • 4 cups chicken broth (or veggie broth for vegetarians)
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
Instructions
  1. Start by sauteing onions and browning your beef together, until meat is no longer pink.
  2. Next combine all ingredients EXCEPT for the shredded cheddar cheese, milk and flour.
  3. Stir to combine ingredients. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 hours.
  4. When 10 minutes are left, you are going to add a thickener and your cheese. To make the thickener, combine milk and flour. Whisk until all clumps are gone.
  5. Uncover crockpot and stir in shredded cheese and milk/flour mixture. Cover and cook for the remaining 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  6. I served our soup with chopped up dill pickles to add that cheeseburger feel :)

 

Here is the slow cooker I used to make this yummy meal!

 

 

 

Comments

  1. Emily Fleming says:

    Does it have to be beef broth? Or can it be chicken broth as shown in the picture?

  2. can you list nutritional values? Esp how much is a serving and calories?

  3. Luceille Coo says:

    Sounds so yummy. So going to be making this soon with a little various. Using ground turkey or ground chicken or maybe a combo of both instead of the beef or the crumble and greek yogurt instead of cream cheese, little less calories than the cream cheese but gives it the same taste.

  4. Jannelle Knapp says:

    This soup is so good!! I’m so glad you posted the recipe! Thanks :)

  5. Jennifer Scotto-Robinson says:

    In #2, do you mean add all the ingredients except the cheese, MILK, and FLOUR? Aren’t the milk and flour saved for the end?? I just want to make sure I do it right. Sounds SO yummy!! :))

  6. This looks awesome! I love crockpot soups.

  7. I think that I definitely need to try making the vegetarian version of this. It sounds SO tasty! :)

    • It is just as good vegetarian! My vegetarian hubby is always begging me to make it :) hehe
      PS. I just checked out your BBQ Pulled Tofu Sandwich!!! WOWEE!!! Gotta that one!

  8. I think the name should be changed from ” Bacon Cheeseburger Soup ” to. ” Better Than Sex Soup”. Enough said

  9. I made this soup last night and my 4 year old told me that I was the best “cooker” in the whole world. Thanks!

  10. I have this in the crockpot right now! Hope it tastes as good as it looks and sounds!

  11. I have this soup in the crockpot now. Once I put all the ingredients in, I had to check out the flavor for seasonings. It tasted pretty good. I can’t wait for the finale!

  12. Oh my goodness, this was amazingly delicious! I made it exactly as the recipe says — didn’t change a thing. It was absolutely perfect. Seriously mouth-watering. Even my 21-month-old daughter, who is a picky eater, gobbled down a bowl in record time! We all loved it and had leftovers for the next night’s dinner. This became an instant favorite in my family! I’ll certainly be making it again.

  13. Elp! I accidentally added the milk rt away. Will this be a problem or should I strain the liquid out?

  14. Absolutely fabulous!

  15. So excited to try this tonight! However I just realized I didn’t add the onions to the meat, but straight to the crockpot instead. Yikes! I do this all the time and never learn, lol. Crossing my fingers I didn’t botch dinner!

  16. Is the bacon soggy after being in the crock pot for 7 hours? Wondering how it would be if it’s added at the end if you like it a little crispier? Can’t wait to try this!

    • Sarah, the bacon will be soften and become part of the soup. If you would like to add some crispy bacon to the top, I think that would make an excellent garnish! I hope you enjoy!

  17. Has anyone tried this recipe without the milk and flour? I’m thinking if you waited until the last 10 minutes to add the cream cheese, that would thicken it up. Just a thought. I’m going to try it. Sounds delish!

  18. I know that you cook the meat before but then do you put it in the crockpot for 7 hours or put it in after?

    • Yes, you need the veggies to soften up and the flavors to blend nicely. If you are strapped for time, you could quickly saute the veggies in some butter to soften them up before adding them into the crockpot and then reduce your cooking time to 5-6 hours.

  19. Making this now with some left over pot roast from last night. using the juices the roast was cooked in.

  20. I’ve made this a couple times and it’s delicious. Its my new favorite soup!! Thanks for sharing!!!

  21. Gina Steinmetz says:

    Does the leftovers freeze well with dairy in it?

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