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Bacon-Topped Cheese Soup Recipe

Serves 9

Ingredients:

  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can clear chicken broth, 14 oz
  • 2 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded


Instructions:

1. Place bacon in a 3 quart casserole; cover and microwave at HIGH 6 to 9 minutes or until done.
2. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon, reserving drippings in casserole; set bacon aside.
3. Add vegetables to drippings; microwave at HIGH 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.
4. Blend in flour, salt, and pepper; stir well.
5. Gradually stir in half-and-half, milk, and chicken broth.
6. Cover and microwave at HIGH 7 to 11 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring at 2 minute intervals.
7. Add cheese, stirring until melted.
8. Cover and microwave at MEDIUM 2 minutes.
9. Top each serving with bacon.



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Main Ingredient:Meat and Poultry / Pork / Bacon
Dairy / Cheese
Course:First Course
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Microwave
Dish:Soup
Difficulty:Easy

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