Bacon Cheeseburger Soup topped with melted cheese, fresh tomato, and pickles.

Quick Bacon Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 0 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 5-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


A big pot of soup full of all the flavors of a bacon cheeseburger. Everyone’s going to love this one. A lot.
To make this soup in under 15 minutes first read through the recipe. As you read gather together all of the ingredients, tools, pots and pans that you’ll need so that everything is at your fingertips. No need to do any prep though. All of the ingredient prep is in the instructions and is included in the 15 minute recipe time.
Yield: 10 cups


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  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 and 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. coarse black pepper
  • 4 cups low-sodium beef stock
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 large dill pickle
  • 6 slices pre-cooked bacon
  • 1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup small pasta (one that cooks in 45 minutes)
  • 1 cup pre-shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Measure the oil into a large pot or Dutch oven. Heat it over medium-high. Add the beef, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir. Cover and cook.
  2. Measure the stock into a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  3. Chop the onion. Add half of it to the beef. Stir and cover. Stir occasionally until the beef is cooked through.
  4. While the beef is cooking, chop the tomato, pickle, and bacon.
  5. Add the bacon to the beef along with the hot stock, diced tomatoes with their juice, ketchup and mustard. Increase heat to high. Stir and cover until it comes up to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and add the pasta. Simmer stirring occasionally until pasta is cooked through, about 5 minutes. Taste and add more salt or pepper if desired.
  6. Ladle into bowls and garnish with the remaining chopped onion, tomato, pickle, and shredded cheese.

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