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Low Carb Comfort :)
4 slices raw bacon4 oz cream cheese1/2 cup heavy cream2 cups water or chicken broth2 Tbl salsa verde1/2 tsp garlic powder3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese3/4 cup shredded monterey jack cheese4 large jalapeno peppers
Cook the bacon in a medium saucepan until crisp, remove and chop for garnish and set aside.
In the same pan, along with the bacon grease, add the heavy cream, water or broth, and cream cheese. Simmer gently, stirring often, until the cream cheese and butter have melted and the liquid is smooth.
Whisk in the garlic powder, salsa verde and shredded cheeses until completely incorporated.
Meanwhile, wash the jalapenos and broil or grill them until softened and charred. Remove the skins and seeds and chop finely. Add to the soup and cook for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Remove from heat and serve garnished with chopped bacon.
Change the level ot spice with the salsa
Had a jar of olives...did this - Awesome!
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butter is not on the ingredient list but it is in the directions to "stir often, until the cream cheese and butter have melted.." is there butter? if so, how much? tia!