Posts tagged ‘peppers’

Cheeseburger Soup

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1 1/2 quarts of water

2 cups cubed potatoes (your choice, I use red and leave the skins on)

2 small carrots, grated

1 small onion, chopped

1 small green pepper, chopped

1 garlic clove, minced

1 Tbsp beef bullion, or 1 packet of Beef Herbox

1/2 tsp salt

1 lb hamburg, cooked and drained

2 1/2 cups of milk

3 Tbsp flour

8 oz Velveeta cheese

1/2 lb cooked and crumbled bacon, or real bacon pieces

~ In a large pan, combine all ingredients up to and including salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until potatoes are cooked.

Stir in hamburger and 2 cups of milk. Heat through.

Combine flour and 1/2 cup of milk and stir until smooth.  Gradually stir into soup. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes and the soup is thick and bubbly.

Reduce heat and stir in cheese. Continue stirring until all is melted and blended well.

Top with bacon and crackers.

Stuffed Pepper Soup

4-5 large bell peppers (any colour you choose)

1 lb of hamburger

1 pint size can of stewed tomatoes

3 24 oz jars of spaghetti sauce

boil in bag rice

shredded cheddar

~Brown hamburger, drain thoroughly.  Place in a slow cooker.

Chop up peppers into bite size pieces and add to the slow cooker.  Dump in the can of stewed tomatoes.

Cook on low for about 3 hours, then turn to high for about 20-30 minutes.

Cook rice according to box directions.  Mix into soup.

Serve with shredded cheddar on top.

You could also do this on a simmer setting in a pot on the stove.

*credit for this recipe goes to Charity Ellis.