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Bacon-Cheeseburger Soup

Bacon-Cheeseburger Soup

Meatballs can be made ahead of time

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • For the meatballs
  • 5 strip(s) bacon, cooked and diced,plus extra for garnish
  • 1 pound(s) ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Montreal Steak seasoning
  • 1-2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • For the soup
  • 2 tablespoon(s) meatball pan drippings
  • 1 cup(s) finely chopped onion - about 1 medium
  • 3 clove(s) garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 cup(s) beef broth
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoon(s) yellow mustard
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon(s) ketchup
  • 1 can(s) 16 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped spinach
  • 1 cup(s) grated Cheddar cheese, plus extra for garnish
  • Salt and pepper


1. Make the meatballs: Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix bacon, beef, Worcestershire sauce, Montreal Steak seasoning and salt. Form meatballs in quarter-size balls and place on a nonstick cookie sheet. You should have 17 to 20 meatballs. Bake for 20 minutes and remove from the oven, reserving 2 tablespoons of the meatball pan drippings.

2. Make the soup: Place the reserved drippings in a 4 quart pot. Ad onions and cook, stirring, over medium heat until almost translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and saute for about a minute. Add meatballs, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and ketchup. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add diced tomatoes, spinach and cheese. Let simmer 5 more minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve garnished with crumbled bacon and a little extra grated cheese, if desired.

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Bacon-Cheeseburger Soup Recipe