Creamy Cheesy Potato Bacon Soup

Susie Hill

By
@crazysusie

The amounts I am giving you is what I do for our family of five

change the amounts based on the # of people and your preferences


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Serves:

5

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

12 medium
potatoes, cut in un-uniform cubes
2 medium
celery stalks, sliced
1 small
onion, chopped
3 medium
carrots, cubed
3 large
cloves garlic, cut in chunks
1/2 pkg
bacon cut into chunks (keep partially frozed so you can slice into smaller pieces)
3/4 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 c
shredded 6 cheese italian cheese blend
chicken broth
milk
salt & pepper to taste
roue if needed(flour & water in a ratio of approx 2/3 flour to 1/3 water)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
**fry the bacon, drain on paper towel when crispy

**pour out all bacon grease into a cup, except enough to cover the bottom of your pan(keep extra in case you need to add while sauteing veggies)

**saute onions, celery, carrots & garlic in the bacon grease approx 5 minutes

**add potatoes and saute with the veggies approx 5 minutes more

**pour enough chicken broth in until it almost covers the potatoes

**pour enough milk to cover potatoes by approx 1/2 inch

**bring to a boil and cook for approx 7-10 minutes(you want the biggest chunks of potato fork tender)

**if the smaller potatoes have not broke down enough to thicken soup to your liking, add a roue a little bit at a time to help thicken

**when the soup is ALMOST as thick as you want it add both of the cheeses

**let it cook through about 5 minutes--this is when you will know if it is too thick or just right--if it is too thick just add milk a little at a time to thin a bit

**add bacon at the last minute so it stays crunchy

**through out cooking this i add salt and pepper to taste

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #potato, #cheesy