Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Serves 6
  • 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


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.