A favorite guilty pleasure is bite-sized jalapeno poppers, especially if they are wrapped in bacon. There's just something about biting into that crunchy, spicy exterior to get to the piping hot cheese and bacon-filled goodness underneath. Unfortunately, it's rare that you find this dish without it being caked in bread crumbs, battered and deep-fried. Although it may be great for the taste buds, it's typically not an ideal option if you're watching your waistline.
Fortunately, you don't have to sacrifice this classic flavor combination to stick to a low-carb diet. This recipe for jalapeno bacon cheddar soup is low-carb friendly, fast, easy and satisfying: everything a weeknight recipe should be. There's also a good chance you already have the ingredients in your home.
Pro Tip: If you enjoy soup on the spicier side, include the jalapeno seeds for an extra kick!