If you can't decide between a juicy cheeseburger and a comforting bowl of soup, this recipe's for you. It has the best of both worlds, all in one delicious recipe.
In a large skillet cook meat, onion, and garlic over medium heat until meat is brown and onion is tender, stirring to break up meat as it cooks. Drain off fat.
In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine meat mixture, potatoes, carrot, ketchup, mustard, chile pepper, salt, and black pepper. Stir in broth and soup.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 11 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 5-1/2 hours.
Top each serving with cheese. If desired, serve with pickles.