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Cheeseburger Chowder

Cheeseburger Chowder

A hearty bowl of yummy chowder that tastes like a perfect cheeseburger!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Ground Pork
  • ½ lb Bacon cut into ½-inch pieces
  • ½ Yellow Onion diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 8 Yukon Gold Potatoes peeled and cut into 1-in pieces
  • 1 qt Beef Broth
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 3 Scallions chopped


  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • In a large pot over medium high heat, add beef broth, potatoes, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Let cook for 20 minutes then reduce heat to medium.
  • In a large saute pan over medium high heat, add bacon and cook until crispy. Transfer to a paper towel covered plate. Remove all but 2 tbsp of bacon grease from pan.
  • Add onions and garlic to saute pan and cook for 4 minutes. Then add ground beef and ground pork. Cook until no longer pink.
  • Remove ⅓ of potato & broth mixture to large bowl and blitz with immersion blender. (You can also use a blender but use caution.) Return to pot and stir to combine.
  • Add meat mixture and heavy cream to pot and let cook for 3 minutes. Then add cheese, a handful at a time, until fully incorporated.
  • Serve chowder in a shallow bowl and garnish with bacon and scallions.
Keyword bacon, cheese, cheeseburger, chowder, ground beef, ground pork, soup
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