Friday, August 9, 2013

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

There's something about chilly, rainy days that make me want to eat soup!  I'm not sure why I love soup so much...but I do!  So I looked at what I had in the kitchen and started thinking.. I almost gave up because I didn't think I had anything for soup.  Boy was I wrong!
I had some turkey bacon left over (it was on sale. eh.) and I had some ground beef.  I always have cheese..  Hmm..
So I cooked my "bacon."
I then added diced onions and minced garlic.

I browned my hamburger.

I added salt, pepper, and this special seasoning...

I had a couple potatoes so I cut them up and threw them in.
And I threw in this block of cheese!

Just kidding.  I shredded it first.

I mad a roux for thickening.
And voila!  Bacon cheeseburger soup!

It was pretty delicious.  Paul loved it too -- and he said he doesn't even care for soup!  I'm doing my best to be the next Soup Nazi from Seinfeld. :-)
I absolutely love cooking!  Tomorrow we are going to a BBQ and I'm thinking about what I should bring, and we have a potluck on Sunday that I'm excited about too!  Guess what I'm making?
My Olive Garden soup. :-)


  1. I love soups, too! I read somewhere once that most any soup should start with onions and celery sautéed in butter. It smells WONDERFUL even before you put anything else in with it! :-) And, of course, garlic is yummy with about anything!
    Your soup looks and sounds delicious! I love "recycling" my leftovers. Soups are perfect for that! HA!

  2. Oh, I recently discovered turkey meat....It has a great smell and taste.


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