Smooth Bacon and Cheese Soup

September 17, 2010 5:00 am Published by 1 Comment


This delicious bacon and cheese recipe is so simple that anyone that can use a knife and a microwave can pull it off. The recipe calls for cheddar cheese but I believe you can use any type of cheese you desire.

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 20-30 mins

Main Ingredient: Bacon, Cheese, Vegetables

Difficulty Level: 1

Ingredients to make Smooth Bacon and Cheese Soup

8 sl Bacon; chopped

1/2 c Onion; finely chopped

1/2 c Green pepper; finely chopped

1/2 ts Salt

1/4 ts Pepper

2 c Half-and-half

1 c Milk

1 cn Clear chicken broth; 14 oz

2 c Cheddar cheese; shredded

1/2 c Celery; finely chopped

1/2 c Carrot; finely chopped

1/3 c All-purpose flour

Directions to make Smooth Bacon and Cheese Soup

Step 1:  In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients, mix them well.

Step 2:  Cook the bacon in a casserole dish in the microwave, remove the bacon with a slotted spoon, reserving drippings in the casserole dish; set the bacon aside. Add the vegetables to drippings; microwave at HIGH 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.

Step 3:  Blend in the flour, salt, and pepper; stir well. Gradually stir in half-and-half, the milk, and chicken broth. Cover and microwave at HIGH for 7 to 11 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring at 2 minute intervals.

Step 4:  Add the cheese, stirring until it’s completely melted. Cover and microwave at MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Top each serving with small pieces of bacon.

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