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.
Categorized in: Bacon Recipes