Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup

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Winter is on its way, so we thought we’d start dishing out some soups to keep you cozy. Luckily this filling dish is just what we needed. The cheesy and creamy soup is packed with chunks of cauliflower and finished off with crumbled bacon bits.

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup

This recipe takes roughly 30 minutes to make, including prep and it’s easily made in one pot. Another upside is that you can add anything else you want into this soup – onions, chicken, jalapenos…anything!

The best part of this soup is that it makes so many servings and you can freeze it to take to work or keep for another day. It’s perfect!

Yields 6 servings of Cheesy Cauliflower and Bacon Soup

The Preparation

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons bacon bits

The Execution

1. In a deep pan, heat up 3/4 of the olive oil and the garlic on medium heat.

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup
2. Once hot, add in the cauliflower.

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup
3. Pour in the chicken broth and water, bringing it to a boil over high heat. Stir frequently.

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup
4. Once it’s boiling, stir in the heavy whipping cream then turn the heat down to medium.

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup
5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the rest of your oil and xanthan gum to make a slurry.

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup
6. Drop your slurry into the soup and stir. It should start to thicken.

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup
7. Little by little, add in your cheese, stirring it into the soup so it melts.

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup
8. Whisk in your bacon and serve!

Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup

This makes a total of 6 servings of Cheesy Cauliflower and Bacon Soup. Each serving comes out to be 343.33 Calories, 28.7 Fats, 4.43g Net Carbs, and 16.89g Protein.

Cheesy Cauliflower and Bacon SoupCaloriesFat(g)Carbs(g)Fiber(g)Net Carbs(g)Protein(g)
1 medium cauliflower1471.6529.2211.817.4216.13
1/4 cup olive oil477540000
1 teaspoon minced garlic40.010.930.10.830.18
2 cups chicken broth301.052.1902.193.19
4 tablespoons bacon bits17814.020.4400.4411.58
1 ½ cup cheddar cheese5414500031.5
1 cup heavy cream68356.465.7105.7138.76
Total2060172.1938.4911.926.59101.34
Per Serving (/6)343.3328.76.421.984.4316.89
Cheesy Cauliflower & Bacon Soup

This makes a total of 6 servings of Cheesy Cauliflower and Bacon Soup. Each serving comes out to be 343.33 Calories, 28.7 Fats, 4.43g Net Carbs, and 16.89g Protein.

The Preparation

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons bacon bits

The Execution

  1. In a deep pan, heat up 3/4 of the olive oil and the garlic on medium heat.
  2. Once hot, add in the cauliflower.
  3. Pour in the chicken broth and water, bringing it to a boil over high heat. Stir frequently.
  4. Once it’s boiling, stir in the heavy whipping cream then turn the heat down to medium.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the rest of your oil and xanthan gum to make a slurry.
  6. Drop your slurry into the soup and stir. It should start to thicken.
  7. Little by little, add in your cheese, stirring it into the soup so it melts.
  8. Whisk in your bacon and serve!
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