Bacon Cheese Soup

Three Bacon Slices on White
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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4-6
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This simple recipe for Bacon Cheese Soup takes about 20 minutes from start to finish. And the flavor is fabulous. It's bacon ... and cheese. What's not to love?

What You'll Need

  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup carrots (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • Dash salt (or to taste)
  • Dash pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon white wine Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (13-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded American cheese

How to Make It

  1. In a large saucepan, sauté bacon until crisp over medium heat, turning frequently. Remove bacon to paper towels to drain, crumble, and set aside.
  2. Remove all but 2 tablespoons drippings from saucepan. Add butter to saucepan along with carrots and onion. Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes until crisp tender, stirring frequently.
  3. Add flour, mustard, salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Cook until bubbly, about 2-3 minutes.
  1. Add both kinds of milk and cook until soup has thickened a bit, about 10 minutes. Stir in cheese until melted. Stir in crumbled bacon and serve.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 244
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Unsaturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Sodium 467 mg
Carbohydrates 23 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 10 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)