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Slow-Cooker Cheeseburger Soup

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 8 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10

Want the flavors of a burger with the ease of the slow cooker? You got it! Plus, this easy, versatile soup takes just 20 minutes to prep. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
lb ground beef
4
cups chopped onions (3 to 4 medium)
2
cans (28 oz each) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
cup steak sauce
16
oz American cheese loaf, cut into cubes
1
bag (22 oz) frozen waffle fries
2
cups shredded lettuce

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  • 2
    In slow cooker, mix beef, onions, tomatoes and steak sauce. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 hours, or on High heat setting 4 hours.
  • 3
    Stir in cheese; cover and set slow cooker to Warm heat setting. Stir occasionally while fries cook.
  • 4
    Make waffle fries as directed on package.
  • 5
    Serve soup topped with lettuce and waffle fries.
  • 6
    To freeze: Store soup in quart-size resealable freezer plastic bags. Label, and freeze lying flat. To reheat: Defrost overnight in refrigerator, or in microwavable bowl on Defrost setting in microwave, stirring often. Then microwave uncovered on High 4 to 6 minutes or to 165°F. Serve with freshly cooked waffle fries and shredded lettuce.

Expert Tips

  • You don't have to stop at the waffle fries for garnish. Pickles and crumbled bacon make welcome additions, too.
  • Have a smaller slow cooker? This recipe is easily halved.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
1130mg
47%
Potassium
470mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
4g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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