Cheesy Bacon Burger Soup

Makes 5 servings (about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  1. 5 slices of bacon (uncured, nitrate free)

  2. 1 lb. ground beef

  3. 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

  4. 1/2 tsp. onion powder

  5. 3 cups beef broth

  6. 2 tsp. brown mustard

  7. 1/2 tsp. black pepper

  8. 1 tsp. cumin

  9. 2 tbsp. butter

  10. 1 cup of cheddar cheese

  11. 3 oz. cream cheese

  12. 1/2 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Cut bacon into bite sized pieces and cook in the bottom of a dutch oven pot until almost crispy, then set aside on a paper towel.

  2. Drain excess bacon fat and add ground beef and cook until browned, breaking it up as it cooks. Move beef to the sides of the pot. Add butter and spices to the pan.

  3. Add beef broth, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, mustard to the pot and let cook for a few minutes until melted.

  4. Cover pot and turn to low heat. Cook for 20-30 minutes.

  5. Turn stove off, then finish by slowly adding heavy cream while stirring. Add crumbled bacon and stir well and serve.

Nutrition

Per serving: Fat 48g, Protein 24g, Carbs 3g, Calories 560

Keto Warm Mushroom Bacon Dip

Makes 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 strips of bacon

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 12 ounces mushrooms, sliced

  • 1, 8-ounce package cream cheese, cut into cubes

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup sour cream


Instructions

In a large skillet, brown the bacon until crispy. Remove bacon from the pan and set on a paper towel to cool. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the bacon drippings.

  1. In the same skillet with the reserved bacon drippings, sauté the onion and mushrooms on medium-high heat until tender.

  2. Turn the heat down and add in the cream cheese cubes, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, pepper and salt. Stir over low heat until the cream cheese is melted.

  3. Crumble the cooled bacon and add to the skillet along with the sour cream. Stir to mix well and heat through.

  4. Serve immediately with veggies or over the perfect steak.

Nutrition

Per serving: Protein 6g, Fat 16g, Carbs 4g