Cheeseburger Soup



1. In a 3-qt. saucepan, brown beef; drain and set aside.

2. In the same saucepan, saute the onion, carrots, celery, basil and parsley in 1 tablespoon butter until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.

3. Add the broth, potatoes and beef; bring to a boil.

4. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

5. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt remaining butter.

6. Add flour; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly.

7. Add to soup; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.

8. Reduce heat to low. Stir in the cheese, milk, salt and pepper; cook and stir until cheese melts.

9. Remove from the heat; blend in sour cream.