The Ultimate Cheeseburger Soup

All the flavour of a cheeseburger is packed into this easy, everyday soup that’s sure to become a new family favourite.

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CAMPBELL’S® Ready to Use Beef Broth

CAMPBELL’S® Ready to Use Beef Broth

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  • 2 pieces hamburger buns, diced into 1/2-inch (1 cm) cubes
  • 4 slices slices  bacon, diced
  • 8 oz (226 g) lean ground beef
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 carrots, finely diced
  • 2 stalks celery, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 carton CAMPBELL’S® Ready to Use Beef Broth
  • 1 cup (250 mL) heavy cream
  • 2 fresh bay leaf
  • 1 large  Yukon gold potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded  Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped  green onion or chives


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). 
  2. Spread bun cubes in a single layer on a baking sheet. Place into oven and bake until crisp and golden, about 10 minutes; set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, in large skillet over medium high heat, cook bacon until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate; set aside
  4. Drain all but 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the fat from the pan and return to medium high heat. Add ground beef and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, crumbling the beef as it cooks; drain excess fat and set aside.
  5. In large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.  Add onion, celery, carrots and cook until tender crisp, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and Worcestershire sauce ; cook one minute more.  Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in beef broth and cream, and cook, whisking constantly, until slightly thickened, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in bay leaves potatoes.
  6. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 12-15 minutes. Stir in ground beef, cheese, salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately, garnished with croutons (bun cubes), bacon and green onions.

Recipe tips

Top with additional grated cheddar and hot sauce if desired.

Ratings & Reviews

  • Tracey J.

    October 14, 2018

    Not worth making

    This recipe was one of my least favourite of all. When you have hamburger, bacon and cheese you add tomatoes. Definitely not potatoes, celery, carrots.

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  • Genevieve D.

    April 4, 2018

    Amazing flavours

    Absolutely yummy. I left the soup simmering for an extra 30 minutes.

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Amount Per Serving
Calories 670
Fat 43 g
Sodium 1410 mg
Carbohydrate 42 g
Dietary Fibre 4 g
Protein 29 g
Calcium 30 %DV
  • One serving of vegetables
  • Good source of calcium
  • Source of fibre

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