Cheeseburger Broccoli Chowder Recipe
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Cheeseburger Broccoli Chowder Recipe

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I invented this soup accidentally! Actually, it came about when I was new to cooking, and didn't know that "chowder" was a kind of soup—so I made mashed potatoes to go with the dish I was making. We ended up dunking our mashed potatoes into the soup as "gravy"—and it was delicious!—Karen Davies, Wanipigow, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1 to 2 potatoes, peeled and diced


  1. In a large saucepan, cook beef with onion and green pepper until the beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in soup, milk and Worcestershire sauce. Add broccoli and potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cheeseburger Broccoli Chowder in Country Ground Beef 1993, p15

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quiltingbarbie User ID: 2923217 221371
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2015

"We loved it but did dilute with a little water and added salt and pepper."

rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 219406
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2015

"Pretty good. I doubled the recipe for my family, but as another reviewer mentioned, it was way too thick. I added another can of the soup along with another 3/4 cup milk. That did the trick. I did have to add salt and pepper to the finished product as well, but once seasoned, it tasted pretty yummy."

toolbarsco User ID: 6725667 46267
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2014

"We really enjoyed this soup. I love that it is simple and easy to prepare. I didn't feel like peeling the potatoes so just added a can of cream of potato soup and extra milk. I did add pepper, as it was a little bland. However, it will be a go-to recipe for busy weeknights."

karjejo User ID: 1219313 43896
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2014

"Very bland - didn't have a lot of flavor"

raina2002 User ID: 5173501 20190
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2014

"I doubled the ingredients. Used 3 cans of the cheddar soup and a lot of extra milk. Was delicious!"

shereeder User ID: 1853566 41179
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2014

"Made this over the weekend and it is FANTABULOUS!! I've been looking for a soup/chowder recipe that actually tastes like real food, not something from a processed block of "cheese." This is definitely worth making over and over again. I'm imagining the next batch to include some great homemade bread to go with."

GJALEX User ID: 4766330 20181
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2014

"I made this tonight and it was very good. I didn't have the cheese soup so I used some leftover cheese sauce from mac cheese dish. Added milk and continued on. I will not use the bell pepper next time and there will be a next time but everything else was great. I made double batch so I could freeze some. Good job."

Vicky Martineau User ID: 1414645 40492
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2014

"I made this over the weekend. It was soooo good. Used the ground turkey and did add salt and pepper and some crushed red peppers. Next time I think that I would put the potatoes in the microwave to somewhat cook them as it took more than 30 minutes as the potatoes weren't done. Also, used the extra can of cheddar cheese as it was very thick and put in additional milk in addition to doubling the recipe as it really only served 4 people."

zachydoodle User ID: 2770010 14347
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"Thank you Karen Davies for sharing your great recipe! Sometimes accidental inventions are the best :-). "

kanty User ID: 5757600 46258
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2014

"fred l' . As a child from a immigrant family we always had soup with our dinner meal.

To today I still start my meal with a bowl soup. This one is great . Fred I give it 5 stars

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