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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  • 4   pieces 
    thick bacon
  • 1   
    small onion, chopped
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    mustard powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
  • 145   ounces 
    chicken broth
  • 4   teaspoons 
  • 2   cups 
  • 12   ounces 
    Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon 6 minutes, until crisp. Remove, reserving drippings, and drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
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.
Whisk in thickener. Add half-and-half, cheese, and paprika; stir until cheese is melted.
Ladle soup into four heated soup bowls. Garnish with crumbled bacon.

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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