Making cheeseburger soup with Velveeta typically requires several main ingredients, such as ground beef, chicken stock, onion, milk and Velveeta cheese. Cheeseburger soup typically takes around 45 to 60 minutes to prepare.
To make Taste of Home's cheeseburger soup, brown 1/2 pound of ground beef in a large saucepan, drain and set aside. In the same pan, melt 1 tablespoon of butter and sauté 3/4 cup chopped onion, 3/4 cup shredded carrots, 3/4 cup diced celery, 1 teaspoon dried basil and 1 teaspoon dried parsley for about 10 minutes. Add ground beef, 3 cups of chicken broth and 4 cups of peeled, diced potatoes, and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until the potatoes are done.
While the potatoes are cooking, melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a small skillet, add 1/4 cup of flour, and cook and stir for three to five minutes. Add this mixture to the soup, bring it to a boil, and cook for two minutes. Reduce the heat and stir in 2 cups of cubed Velveeta cheese, 1 1/2 cups of milk, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Allow the cheese to melt, remove from the heat, and blend in 1/4 cup of sour cream. This recipe makes about 2 1/4 quarts, or eight servings, of soup.