Creamy Potato & Hamburger Soup

Certainly! Here’s a recipe for Creamy Potato & Hamburger Soup:

Creamy Potato & Hamburger Soup


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup milk or heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional garnish: Chopped fresh parsley or green onions


  1. Brown the Ground Beef:
    • In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, cook the ground beef until browned. Drain excess fat if necessary.
  2. Sauté Onions and Garlic:
    • Add diced onions and minced garlic to the pot with the ground beef. Sauté for a few minutes until the onions are translucent.
  3. Add Potatoes and Broth:
    • Stir in the diced potatoes and beef broth. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Make the Creamy Base:
    • In a separate saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour to create a roux. Cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.
    • Slowly pour in the milk or heavy cream, whisking continuously to avoid lumps. Cook until the mixture thickens.
  5. Combine and Simmer:
    • Add the creamy mixture to the pot with the potatoes and beef. Stir well to combine.
    • Add the dried thyme, salt, and pepper to taste. Let the soup simmer for an additional 5-10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Add Cheese and Garnish:
    • Stir in the shredded cheddar cheese until melted and well incorporated into the soup.
    • Optionally, garnish with chopped fresh parsley or green onions before serving.


This recipe makes approximately 6 servings.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 380
  • Total Fat: 22g
    • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg
  • Sodium: 780mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 21g
    • Dietary Fiber: 2g
    • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 25g

Enjoy this hearty and comforting Creamy Potato & Hamburger Soup, perfect for a cozy meal on a chilly day!

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