Cheesy Beef and Potato Soup

Cheesy Beef and Potato Soup


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About this recipe: This is a delicious and hearty soup. Minced beef is simmered with onion, carrots, celery, potatoes, Cheddar and milk. Serve with crusty fresh bread, for lunch or dinner.


Serves: 8 

  • 225g minced beef
  • 120g onion, chopped
  • 75g carrots, grated
  • 100g celery, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 60g butter, divided
  • 750ml chicken stock
  • 625g potatoes, cubed
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 275g Cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 350ml milk
  • 4 tablespoons soured cream

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a large pot, melt 15g butter over medium heat: cook and stir vegetables and beef, until beef is brown.
  2. Stir in basil and parsley. Add stock and potatoes. Bring to the boil, then simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Melt the remainder of butter and stir in flour. Add the milk, stirring until smooth.
  4. Gradually add milk mixture to the soup, stirring constantly. Bring to the boil and reduce heat to simmer. Stir in cheese. When cheese is melted, add soured cream and heat through. Do not boil.

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I have made a lot of soups. This is by far my favourite. Its so gorgeous. - 22 May 2014

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