*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Cheese-Bacon Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6      slices        bacon -- cooked and crumbled
      1/2  cup           celery -- chopped
      1/2  cup           carrot -- chopped
      1/2  cup           onion -- chopped
      1/2  cup           green pepper -- chopped
      1/3  cup           flour
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      pepper
    2      cups          half and half
    1      cup           milk
    1      can           clear chicken broth -- 14.5 oz.
    2      cups          sharp cheddar cheese -- shredded
 
 Remove bacon from drippings.  Add vegetables to bacon drippings and cook
 until tender.  Blend in flour, salt and pepper; stir well.  Gradually
 stir in half-and-half, milk and chicken broth.  Cover and cook until
 thickened and bubbly, stirring occasionally.  Add cheese, stirring antil
 melted.  Top each serving with bacon.
 
 
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