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Cheeseburger Soup



INGREDIENTS
1 pound ground beef
¾ cup chopped onion
¾ cup shredded carrots
¾ cup diced celery
3 cups chicken broth
2 cups diced peeled potatoes
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons butter
2 cups (8 ounces) sharp cheddar cheese
1-1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper

Prep time:  15 mins  
Cook time:  30 mins  
Total time:  45 mins

INSTRUCTIONS


In a 3-qt. saucepan, brown beef. Add the onion, carrots and celery, saute for 5 minutes. Add the broth and potatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt butter. Add flour; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until bubbly. Add to soup; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Stir in the cheese, milk, salt and pepper; cook and stir until cheese melts,