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Skinny Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup

Ingredients

  • cooking spray
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 medium onion chopped finely
  • 1/4 cup celery chopped finely
  • 1 b ground beef
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 8 oz low fat cheddar or colby cheese
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • baked low fat tortilla chips

Instructions

  • Spray nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium high heat for 30 seconds.
  • Add onion, garlic and celery to skillet, cooking until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Spray your slow cooker with cooking spray and pour in vegetables.
  • Add ground beef to the same skillet you used for the veggies and brown ground beef until cooked through.
  • Drain ground beef and add to slow cooker.
  • In small cup, mix together flour and 1/2 cup of the broth and stir until smooth.
  • Add flour and broth mixture to the skillet along with the remaining 2 1/2 cups of broth.
  • Bring to a simmer, and stir well, including any of the browned bits in the slow cooker left from the beef ~ then transfer to broth mixture to the slow cooker.
  • Add evaporated milk, cheese, paprika, salt and pepper to the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for two hours.
  • Put a few chips in the bottom of your bowl then add soup and a few more crumbled soups
  • Makes 6-8 servings