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Hamburger Soup

So, you want a tasty Hamburger soup that’s like a hug from your favorite burger place? Well, this one’s for you. And the best part? It won’t cost you an arm and a leg – about 15 to 20 bucks for six servings. Prep is a breeze, 15 minutes is all you need, followed by a 30-minute cooking session where the real kitchen magic happens.

Imagine this: ground beef in a pot, hanging out with red onions and garlic, spiced up with cayenne, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Then, throw in some beef broth and diced tomatoes, and let it all simmer – that’s where the goodness kicks in.

Now, let’s talk veggies – carrots, celery, potatoes, frozen corn, and peas. Let them get to know each other for 20-25 minutes until they’re just right. Your kitchen is about to smell like the coziest place on earth.

Serve it up in bowls, throw on some shredded cheese, and if you’re feeling extra, add some pickles. Oh, and don’t forget the toasted buns on the side – they’re the unsung heroes.

This American comfort food journey isn’t groundbreaking; it’s just darn good. This Hamburger Soup won’t change your life, but it’ll hit the spot. Trust me, it’s just dinner – a real, flavor-packed one. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready for a meal that’s as genuine as it gets.

Hamburger Soup

Hamburger Soup

A quick and budget-friendly recipe for the ultimate hamburger soup. Bold flavors from red onion, garlic, cayenne, and chili powder infuse this comforting American classic. Brown ground beef, simmer with veggies in a rich broth, and top with cheese and pickles. Serve with toasted buns for a flavor-packed, 45-minute dish. Ideal for six servings, it's a hearty main course that's both easy and delicious.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 350 kcal


  • Large pot
  • Wooden spoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting board


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 1 cup potatoes diced
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • Shredded cheese for topping
  • Pickles for garnish
  • Toasted buns on the side


  • Brown the Beef: In a large pot over medium heat, brown the ground beef until fully cooked. Break it apart with a wooden spoon as it cooks.
  • Saute Aromatics: Add diced red onion and minced garlic to the pot. Saute until the onions are translucent.
  • Season the Base: Stir in cayenne pepper, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook for an additional 2 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  • Add Broth and Tomatoes: Pour in the beef broth and add the undrained diced tomatoes. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  • Vegetable Addition: Add carrots, celery, potatoes, frozen corn, and frozen peas to the pot. Stir well.
  • Simmer: Let the soup simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Adjust Seasoning: Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. Add more salt and pepper if desired.
  • Serve: Ladle the hot soup into bowls. Top each serving with shredded cheese and garnish with pickles.
  • Side Toasted Buns: Serve the hamburger soup with toasted buns on the side for a complete experience.


  1. Customize the spice level by adjusting the amount of cayenne pepper and chili powder.
  2. Experiment with different cheese varieties for topping, such as cheddar or Monterey Jack.
  3. Feel free to add other favorite burger toppings like diced tomatoes, onions, or even a dollop of sour cream.
  4. This soup can be refrigerated and reheated; flavors often deepen upon reheating.
Keyword Comfort Food, Hamburger Soup
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Erika Herbert
Erika Herbert