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Cheddar Cheese Soup (Atkins)

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“Atkins website.This basic cheese soup recipe is low in carbs and high in protein, making it a great vegetarian meal—but it’s tasty enough to appeal to confirmed carnivores. It also lends itself to many variations. Cooked broccoli and bacon bits make tasty add ins.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
1 cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot and sauté until soft, about 3 minutes. Add stock and bring to a simmer. Whisk in thickener; cook until mixture thickens, about 2 minutes.
  2. 2. Add cream and simmer, stirring occasionally, until hot. Slowly whisk in cheese until melted and thoroughly combined. Stir in paprika and salt and serve.
  3. Variations:
  4. Jalapeño Cheddar Soup: Prepare Cheddar Cheese Soup according to instructions, adding one seeded and minced jalapeño with the shallot. Season with Tabasco sauce to taste just before serving.

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