Broccoli Cheddar Soup

160 calories
net carbs

Yields: 10 servings

  1. 1 scoop plus 3 scoops Quest® Multi-Purpose Mix Protein Powder
  2. 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  3. 1 medium onion, chopped
  4. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 5 cups chicken broth
  6. 2 cups water
  7. 6 14 cups broccoli florets, chopped into half-inch pieces
  8. Large bowl of ice water
  9. 1 cup plus 12 cup fat-free cheddar cheese, grated
  10. 1 cup light sour cream
  11. 4 strips turkey bacon, cut into 12 -inch pieces

Prep: 15min Cook: 30min

  1. In a small pot, heat coconut oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic. Sauté for 3 minutes, or until slightly caramelized.
  3. Add chicken broth and increase heat to high. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to simmer, and cover for 15 minutes, or until broth has evaporated to half, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  5. Bring 2 cups of water to a rolling boil. Add broccoli and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Drain broccoli and place in ice bath for 2 minutes.
  7. Add 34 of the broccoli to a blender, and reserve the rest.
  8. Add chicken broth mixture to blender, and process for 10 seconds, or until completely combined.
  9. To the blender’s broth mixture, add 1 scoop of the Quest Protein Powder®, 1 cup of cheese, and sour cream.
  10. Blend until smooth, then add the remaining 3 scoops Quest Protein Powder®, one at a time, making sure each is fully incorporated before adding the next one.
  11. Once fully blended, pour soup into serving bowls. Top with remaining broccoli and cheese.
  12. In a separate pan, cook turkey bacon to desired crispness.
  13. Mince bacon and sprinkle on top of soup. Serve immediately.

Serving Size: 1 cup

  • Calories: 160
  • Protein: 19g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Net Carb: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • P/CAL: 48%