Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Erin Baucum

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@ebaucum

My family loved this soup! I added more cheese though... we love cheese.


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Ingredients

1 lb
bacon
1
onion, diced
5
large russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
3 c
chicken stock
3 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
flour
1 1/2 c
milk
3
green onions, sliced
3/4 c
shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1/2 tsp
black pepper
sour cream for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

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1. In a large stock pot, cook bacon until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to drain and set aside. Drain all but 2 T. of bacon grease from the pot. Cook the onions in the remaining bacon grease for about 5 minutes, until tender.
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2. Add potatoes and chicken stock to pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer about 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender. With a slotted spoon, remove a few scoops of potatoes. Place in a bowl and mash with a fork. Set aside.
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3. In a small sauce pan, melt butter. Stir in flour and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in milk, bring to a boil and simmer until thickened. Slowly stir in to stock pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer. Stir mashed potatoes back into pot.
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4. Add 1/2 c. shredded cheese, three-fourths of the bacon and half the sliced green onions to pot. Add pepper. Stir to combine. Cook an additional 5 minutes.
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5. To serve, ladle soup into individual bowls and top with some shredded cheese, bacon, green onions and optional sour cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups