2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 pounds ground beef
1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
2 tablespoons butter
5 cups milk, divided
6 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 package Velveeta, cubed
Crumbled cooked bacon
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Let's Make It
In soup kettle combine first 9 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover & simmer for 15-20 min or until potatoes are tender.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook beef and mushrooms in butter over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add to soup. Stir in 4 cups milk. Heat through.
In a small bowl, combine flour and remaining milk until smooth. Gradually stir into soup. Bring to a biol; cook and stir for 2 min or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in cheese until melted. Garnish with bacon.