Boursin Potato Soup with Bacon and Chives

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 strips thick sliced bacon, halved on the bias
1 cup diced onions
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup diced carrot
1 tbsp. minced fresh garlic
4 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
2 lbs. gold potatoes, such as yukon gold, or klondike, peeled and diced (6 to 8 cups)
1 pkg. garlic and fine herbs boursin cheese, crumbled, 5.3 oz
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup minced fresh chives

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook bacon in large pot til crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towel lined plate; reserve 1 Tbsp. drippings.
2
Sweat onions, celery, carrot and garlic in drippings in same pot over medium heat til onions soften, 5 minutes.
3
Add broth, water and potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer til potatoes are fork tender, 10 to 12 minutes.
4
Pulse soup with handheld blender til partially pureed. Stir in cheese til it melts. Simmer soup 1 to 2 minutes more; season with salt and pepper
5
Garnish each serving with bacon and chives. Serves 4

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American