Keto Cheeseburger Soup

By Wendy Polisi

Dish Info

This Keto Cheeseburger Soup is really something special. It is perfect for making on a lazy Sunday afternoon for work-week lunches. With all the flavors of a cheeseburger in one comforting bowl, this is one that is irresistible! Whatever you do, don't skip the garnishes. They make the flavors pop.


– 8 ounce bacon chopped – 16 ounces ground beef – ½ medium onion chopped – 2 celery stalks chopped – 1 teaspoon minced garlic – 1 teaspoon dried mustard – ½ teaspoon sea salt – ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper – 3 cups broth - beef or chicken – 1 cup heavy cream – 8 ounces cream cheese cubed – 2 cups shredded cheddar – For garnish: scallions diced tomatoes, pickles, crumbled bacon

– Cook the bacon in a large stock pot until cooked through. Drain on paper towel.

– Add the ground beef to the pot and cook, breaking up with the back of a spoon, until it is just starting to brown.

– Add onion and celery and cook for 6 minutes. Add garlic, dried mustard, salt, and pepper and cook for one minute longer. 

– Add broth and bring to a simmer. Cook on medium-low heat for 30 minutes.

– Add heavy cream and cream cheese. Reduce heat to low and cook until the cream cheese melts. Add cheddar and cook until the cheese is melted.

– Taste and adjust seasonings. Stir in bacon and garnish as desired.