Bacon Cheeseburger Chowder

Cold winter days call for warm hearty soups!
My husband only considers soup a main dish when it is loaded and this one fits the bill perfectly. All the goodness of a bacon cheeseburger in a delicious chowder – soup will never be the same.

Serves: 6

Bacon Cheeseburger Chowder

A hearty soup that will warm you up and fill you up!

15 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 pound red potatoes (chopped into bite sized pieces)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 Tablespoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1 (12 ounce) package Velveeta cheese (cubed)
  • 6 strips bacon (cooked and crumbled)


  1. In a large stockpot, cook beef, onion, and red pepper over medium heat until beef is no longer pink (about 6-8 minutes).
  2. Drain grease and add in garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Stir in flour until blended.
  4. Slowly stir in milk, then add in potatoes, water, and bouillon granules; bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat, cover, and let simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  6. Add cheese and stir until melted.
  7. Ladle into bowls, and top each bowl of soup with crumbled bacon.

Recipe inspired by Taste of Home

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