Brenda's Baked Potato Soup Recipe

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Brenda's Baked Potato Soup

Brenda Agar

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@BrendaAgar

My family loves this rich soup, BUT don't eat this and try and count calories :)


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Serves:

8

Prep:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 bags
red potatoes, small
1 lb
bacon, diced
3 stalks
leeks
2 l
chicken stock, low sodium
8 c
2% milk
2 c
heavy whipping cream
4 large
handfuls sharp cheddar cheese
pinch
salt and pepper to taste
6 Tbsp
butter
6 Tbsp
flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash and bake the potatoes in a 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes till cooked and crispy.

Dice and fry bacon till crisp. Drain most of the grease off.

While this is frying; wash leeks (slice thinly and rinse a few times in clean water till all the sand is washed out) drain in a colander and shake well.
2
Carefully place the leeks into the frying bacon and stir fry.

While this is cooking, dice the potatoes into cubes and stir in with the bacon and leek mixture.
3
Pour chicken stock into a soup pot. Add the potato mixture, bring to a gentle boil.

Add milk and heavy cream and the cheese. Stir do no let stick.
4
Melt the butter in a fry pan and add the flour andwhisk till it is nicely browned then whisk into the soup.

Heat thoroughly and serve (do not boil)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Cream Soups
Hashtag: #leeks