Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup

Ready for a delicious cup of nutritious and low-calorie soup? Try this recipe from my friend, Nancy. You’ll love it! 


Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup (Weight Watchers)

(Serves 8)

  • 1 clove (medium sized) garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk (medium sized) celery, chopped
  • 1 lb uncooked lean ground beef (93%)
  • 2 tblsp all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups canned chicken broth, divided
  • 1 cup of low-fat evaporated milk
  • 8 oz reduced fat Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 24 baked corn tortilla chips, crumbled
  • cooking spray
  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat for about 30 seconds.
  2. Add garlic, onion and celery to skillet; cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Coat a 3 qt. or larger slow cooker with cooking spray; spoon in vegetables.
  4. Place same skillet over medium-high heat and brown beef, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon as it cooks.
  5. In a small cup, combine flour and ½ cup of broth; stir until lump free,
  6. Pour flour mixture into skillet; add remaining 2 1/2 cups of broth.
  7. Bring to a simmer, scraping up any browned bits in bottom of skillet with a wooden spoon, then pour into the slow cooker. Stir in evaporated milk, cheese, paprika, salt and pepper.
  8. Cover slow cooker and cook on Low setting for 2 hours.
  9. Serve soup topped with crumbled tortilla chips.
  10. Note: If the soup cooks too long, the cheese could separate.
  11. If that happens, combine 1 tbsp flour and ¼ cup of soup in a cup; stir to a paste.
  12. Stir flour mixture back into soup in the slow cooker, cover and cook on Low setting for 10 to 15 minutes.
  13. Per serving: 7 Smart Points
One Response to “Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup”
  1. Dixie Meeks says:

    Thanks, this one looks so Yummy and Easy… Supper Tonight 🙂

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