Loaded baked potato soup


ed grabusic Recipe

By ed grabusic fooddude


Rating:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
Stove Top
Comments:

Had baked potatos on menu used leftovers for potato salad sometimes had more then needed an employee suggested make loaded soup because you were known for you soup specials and that how it started.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is a really tasty soup. I love cheese and bacon so it was an immediate magnet for me and I sure wasn't disappointed!

I chose to leave the skins on the potatoes when I cut them up, and really liked the end result. When my husband tried the soup, though, he thought he might like it better without the skins.  This is a matter of taste, so feel free to experiment and make it your own.

Ingredients

4 medium
potatoes, already baked
1 pt
heavy cream
1 pt
sour cream
1 pt
cheddar chesse sauce
10 slice
bacon, cooked and crumbled
2
celery ribs
1 large
carrot
1 large
onion
6 oz
roux (butter and flour mixture)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Start by sweating pureed celery, carrot and onion (mirepoix)
2
Add ½ gallon water, add roux till thicken and 4 already baked potatoes diced small
3
Add cheddar cheese sauce, cooked bacon, sour cream and pint of heavy cream; simmer for 10 minutes and serve
4
When being served top with chopped chives and shredded cheddar cheese

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders, Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Collection: Soup's On!
Hashtag: #comfort-food


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35 Comments

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Shelia Koonts mamawx2
Mar 26, 2014
This sounds good but I have one question: What is cheese sauce?
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Winifred S M abbymac1
Mar 10, 2014
Would suggest using something other than cheese sauce. A medium cheddar perhaps.
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Ellen Bales Starwriter
Mar 9, 2014
Looks like Ed hasn't been around in almost 4 years to answer these questions, so thank you Jan and others for stepping in.
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carol howell happyheartart
Mar 9, 2014
Jan Rusk, wow, thank you for your complete instructions, they were very helpful. And I like how you gave reasons/warnings for doing something.