Soups

Mac and Cheese Soup with Chicken and Bacon

Delicious, cheesy and creamy mac and cheese in soup form.

4
2 cups dried uncooked elbow noodles
3 tablespoon unsalted butter
3 tablespoons all purpose flour
2 cups half and half
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
10.75 ounce can condensed cheddar cheese soup
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
3 cups cooked shredded chicken
6 slices turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled
Cook the macaroni according to the package directions and drain, saving some of the pasta water. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook for 2 minutes, whisking...
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Nutritions

Calories
1393

Sodium
3827mg
159% DV

Fat
93g
144% DV

Protein
90g
180% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
6g
27% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
4
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV