~ Easy Cheesy Bacon Tater Soup ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

When I was working as head cooks assistant, at the hospital, I had to make 2 large pots of soup a day, for the cafe. I made this awesome soup and they couldn't get enough. It was always first to go. I hope you like it as much as they did!

Enjoy!


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
butter
4 clove
garlic, chopped
1 large
onion, thin sliced
2
leeks, cleaned and sliced
10 oz
lean smoked bacon, chopped
1 - 32 oz
chicken stock
2 1/2 Tbsp
flour
1 pound
peeled russet potatoes, cubed
1 - 8 oz
block, cheddar cheese - shredded...i like using white cheddar, but was out
1 c
cream
Salt
and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat and to the butter add the onion and garlic, sauté for about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally so not to burn.
2
Add the bacon and leeks, sauté for 3 to 4 minutes longer, stirring often.
3
Whisk flour with enough broth to make a paste. Now stir the paste into the veggies and continue cooking for a few minutes.

Now stir in remaining broth. Add potatoes, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until potatoes are tender.
4
Now, stir in the cream and cook another few minutes. Now stir in the cheese until it has melted.
5
Serve immediately with additional cheese atop! Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #cheddar, #bacon, #soup, #Potat