Bacon-Cheddar Cheese Soup
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Bacon-Cheddar Cheese Soup

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
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Ingredients
  • 4   pieces 
    thick bacon
  • 1   
    small onion, chopped
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    mustard powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    pepper
  • 145   ounces 
    chicken broth
  • 4   teaspoons 
    Thick-It-Up
  • 2   cups 
    half-and-half
  • 12   ounces 
    Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    paprika
Directions
1.
In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon 6 minutes, until crisp. Remove, reserving drippings, and drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
2.
Add onion to bacon fat in saucepan. Cook 3 minutes, until onion just begins to brown. Add mustard, pepper, and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low.
3.
Whisk in thickener. Add half-and-half, cheese, and paprika; stir until cheese is melted.
4.
Ladle soup into four heated soup bowls. Garnish with crumbled bacon.
Note:

1.
The creamy consistency of this soup comes from Thick It Up by Dixie Diner's Club. It contains 0 grams of Net Carbs per serving, is all fiber, and can be ordered online.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 644, Fat, total (g) 51, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 30, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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