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Quick Cheeseburger Macaroni Soup

Quick Cheeseburger Macaroni Soup

Cheeseburger Macaroni Soup is the ultimate comfort food! It’s warm, cheesy, thick and delicious! This family-friendly recipe is easy to make and can be prepared in about 30 minutes.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Entree, soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 412 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 4 cloves minced garlic or 1-2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 8 oz elbow macaroni 1/2 box
  • 6-10 oz baby spinach chopped
  • 12 oz sharp cheddar cheese shredded or cubed
  • 2 slices bacon cooked & crumbled

Instructions
 

  • In a dutch oven, brown ground beef over medium heat. Season with salt & pepper. If beef is lean, add a little olive oil.
    1 lb lean ground beef, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp black pepper, 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Add pepper, onion, mushrooms, garlic, oregano and thyme. Stir often until beef is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
    1 bell pepper, 1/2 onion, 8 oz sliced mushrooms, 4 cloves minced garlic, 1 tsp oregano, 1 tsp thyme
  • Add chicken broth and simmer 20 minutes.
    4 cups chicken broth
  • While broth is simmering, cook macaroni according to directions.
    8 oz elbow macaroni
  • Stir spinach into the pot along with cheese. Stir frequently as the spinach becomes wilted and the cheese is melting completely
    6-10 oz baby spinach, 12 oz sharp cheddar cheese
  • Once macaroni is done, drain and rinse quickly. Then add to the soup.
  • Garnish with shredded cheese and bacon if desired.
    2 slices bacon

Notes

**We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information. The information in the nutrition box are calculated through a program and there is room for error. If you need an accurate count, I recommend running the ingredients through your favorite nutrition calculator.**

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cupCalories: 412kcalCarbohydrates: 17.1gProtein: 39.4gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9.3gCholesterol: 105mgSodium: 1405mgPotassium: 651mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 2.3gCalcium: 249mgIron: 17mg
Keyword cheeseburger, macaroni, soup
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