Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Easy
Serves 6
Ingredients: 

1 lb. 93% lean ground beef

1 onion, chopped

1/4 cup chopped jalapeño peppers (optional)

3 tsp. minced garlic

4 cups chicken broth

2 (10 ¾ oz. each) cans condensed Cheddar cheese soup

3 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

16 oz. pkg. medium egg noodles, prepared according to pkg. directions, drained and kept warm

1/2 lb. Kowalski's Bacon, chopped, cooked crisp, drained and crumbled

1/4 cup dill pickle relish

- kosher salt and freshly ground Kowalski's Black Peppercorns, to taste

2.8 oz. can of French fried onions, for garnish

Instructions: 

In large skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef with onions, jalapeño and garlic; cook until the meat is no longer pink and the onion and jalapeño are soft and tender (about 10 min.). Stir in broth, condensed soup and Worcestershire sauce; heat through. Stir in cooked noodles, bacon and relish; season to taste and garnish with fried onions.