Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

An easy and hearty slow cooker soup that tastes just like your favorite bacon cheeseburger!

Slow cooker bacon cheeseburger soup recipe from @bakedbyrachel This easy and flavorful soup tastes just like your favorite bacon cheeseburger!

Happy New Year! The first post of 2015 so clearly we have some end of 2014 recapping to do before moving on, right?

In case you missed it, be sure to check out the top 10 recipes from in 2014!

I have to say, I’m glad vacation is over and school is starting back up. Not because I’m over vacation but this vacation was a major downer. Everyone was sick for the entire time, right up ’till the last moment. Brutal colds and ear infections. Fun fun. I’d officially like to live in a bubble. I swear I’m not going to turn into a germaphobe, but being sick is the pits and happy to put all of that behind us… until next time, because it’s inevitable.

And in entertainment news – I started binge watching White Collar from the beginning. It took me until half way through the first season until I realized one of the main characters is the most recent Superman. What?! (Edited to add: wrong guy, but they look so much alike they could be brothers!) Also, we’re giving True Detective a try. Of course we’re only an episode in so I don’t have much to say about that yet. It always takes a few episodes for me to decide if I really like something or not. That’s what happened with Orange is the New Black. Strange show and definitely takes at least a few episodes to get into, but then you’re hooked on the characters and quirkiness. And of course now I have to wait until something like June for that to start back up. But, in the meantime I have White Collar and all of the new shows starting back up. I like my night downtime, what can I say?! It’s quiet and relaxing. What shows are you most looking forward to starting back up… Downton Abbey, Scandal…?

Slow cooker bacon cheeseburger soup recipe from @bakedbyrachel This easy and flavorful soup tastes just like your favorite bacon cheeseburger!

Something else I love, especially in the Winter… soup. Warm, hearty, comforting soup.

I went on a mission to make a soup that tastes just like a bacon cheeseburger and had 100% success. If you’re looking for the perfect, creamy and flavorful soup that tastes exactly like your favorite bacon cheeseburger… look no further!

This slow cooker bacon cheeseburger soup has a smooth cheesy base and is loaded with all the fixings from beef to onions, peppers and of course the ever essential bacon and pickles (on the side – or rather top) and more!

An absolute must make soup this winter!

Slow cooker bacon cheeseburger soup recipe from @bakedbyrachel This easy and flavorful soup tastes just like your favorite bacon cheeseburger!

Yield: Serves 6-8

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours 30 minutes

Total Time: 4 hours 40 minutes

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

An easy and hearty slow cooker soup that tastes just like your favorite bacon cheeseburger!

Ingredients:

1lb ground beef, cooked and drained of fat
15oz petite diced tomatoes, drained
1C onion, chopped
1/4C celery, chopped
1/2C carrot, chopped
1/2C green bell pepper, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
4C potatoes, cubed
1/2 tsp chili powder
2 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
4C chicken broth
8oz block cheddar cheese, shredded
1C heavy cream
3 Tbsp flour

Directions:

To the bowl of a 5-6 quart slow cooker add beef, vegetables, salt, pepper, chili powder and chicken broth. Cook on high for 4 hours.

When 4 hours is up, stir in shredded cheese. Combine cream and flour until smooth. Pour into soup, stir to combine. Continue to cook for an additional 30 minutes covered.

Serve with bacon, pickle slices and additional cheese, if desired.

*For a lower fat option, substitute ground chicken for beef.

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30 Responses to “Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup”

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    Julie @ Table for Two — January 5, 2015 at 10:48 am

    A bacon cheeseburger in soup form? I’m all for it!! We haven’t been watching too many shows lately..just Harry Potter ;) can’t wait til Scandal and HTGAWM are back!!

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:13 am

      Ugh taunting me with that marathon again ;) I’ll get mine one day!

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    amanda @ fake ginger — January 5, 2015 at 11:09 am

    We (and by we, I mean me) were sick for most of vacation, too. Gahhhh. Husband looooooves True Detective. I can’t wait for all the shows to restart. Bachelor tonight!!

    This looks delicious! My kids won’t eat soup but I bet they’d eat this one.

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:13 am

      I bet they would too!! And I hope you’re feeling better!

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    Mira — January 5, 2015 at 11:12 am

    Happy New Year! Not fun, but pretty much everyone around me was sick around the holidays!
    This soup looks hearty and delicious! Simple to make, I love my slow cooker! Pinned!

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:14 am

      It sound as though a lot of people were sick this holiday season. Such a bummer! And thanks so much Mira! :)

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    Annie @ Annie's Noms — January 5, 2015 at 11:26 am

    Oh wow, I love a big ol’ bowl of comforting soup and this is to die for. BACON and meat in one soup – must make!

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:14 am

      Thanks Annie! :)

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    Tori@Gringalicious.com — January 5, 2015 at 11:37 am

    This soup is perfect for January! My brothers are going to love it!

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:14 am

      I hope they do! :)

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    Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough — January 5, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    I cannot WAIT to cozy up with a big bowl of this soup plus Scandal. :)

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:14 am

      Perfect combination :)

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    Caralyn+@+glutenfreehappytummy — January 5, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    wow this looks soooo good

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:15 am

      Thanks Caralyn!

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    Rebekah Lyn — January 5, 2015 at 6:47 pm

    This sounds delish! I can’t wait to try it.

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:15 am

      Thanks Rebekah! Enjoy :)

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    Danae+@+Recipe+Runner — January 5, 2015 at 6:50 pm

    Ugh so sorry to hear your family was sick all break! This soup looks delicious! My husband is a bacon cheeseburger fanatic so I’ve got to try this soup version out on him!

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:15 am

      I hope he loves it! :)

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    Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet — January 5, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    We were sick right before the holiday break. I am a big whiner when sick so it wasn’t pretty! Crossing fingers for no more sickness this season!
    This soup looks fantastic. I know my family will love it! Pinned!

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:15 am

      Haha. It’s so hard being sick when you are used to doing so much. Hopefully you’re feeling better now!

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    Stacey @ Bake.Eat.Repeat. — January 5, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    Mmmm, soup. This looks exactly like comfort in a bowl! Perfect for the ridiculously cold weather we’re having right now!

    • Rachel — January 6th, 2015 @ 7:16 am

      Thanks so much Stacey! Stay warm!

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    My Wife's Muffin — January 6, 2015 at 8:02 am

    That would be perfect for this chilly day! Great idea! Cheers!

    • Rachel — January 7th, 2015 @ 7:31 am

      Thanks so much :)

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    Katrina+@+In+Katrina's+Kitchen — January 8, 2015 at 10:51 am

    My husband would go crazy for this soup!

    • Rachel — January 9th, 2015 @ 7:41 am

      I’m sure he would!! :)

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    Jessica — January 19, 2015 at 11:36 am

    Love this recipe.. already made it once and will be making again..

    The most recent superman (Henry Cavill) isn’t actually on White Collar though (thats Matt Bomer although they could be siblings).. if you want to see Supermans TV chops, check out the Tudors

    • Rachel — January 19th, 2015 @ 11:44 am

      So glad you’ve enjoyed the soup! And you caught me… I meant to go back and edit that out after realizing it and completely forgot! But, they really could be brothers they look so much alike.

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    Danielle — February 5, 2015 at 11:59 pm

    I can’t wait to try this soup out! Also, I was wondering if you could perhaps tell me where you got the bowls pictured here? They are ADORABLE :)

    • Rachel — February 6th, 2015 @ 7:28 am

      I hope you enjoy it! As for the bowls, they’ve been discontinued and are no longer available.

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