Cheeseburger Soup

1 lb ground beef
¾ cup chopped onion
1 cup sliced carrots
¾ cup diced celery
4 cups diced potatoes
3 cups chicken broth
8 oz or 2 cups of Velveeta cheese cubed
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried parsley flakes
¾ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
4 tbsp marg (divided)
3-4 tablespoons flour

1 ¾ cup milk
½ cup sour cream (optional)

Brown beef with salt and pepper drain and set aside. Sauté onion, carrots, celery, basil, and parsley in 1 tbsp marg or butter until tender (about 10 mins) add broth, potatoes, and beef bring to a boil- reduce heat, cover & simmer 10 -12 mins until potatoes are tender. In a small pan melt the rest of the margarine, add flour, and stir in milk. Stir constantly until thickened over medium heat. Then add Velveeta, when cheese melts add to soup and bring to a boil. Cook & stir for 2 mins. Reduce heat to low. Stir in optional ½ cup of sour cream.

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