Butera's Baked Potato Soup

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Sinfully rich, but so worth it. You can; however, lighten it up a bit using low-fat and/or light versions of these ingredients.

This was featured in the Chronicle years ago and was contributed by Butera's deli.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2/3 c
flour
2/3 c
butter
1 1/2 qt
milk
salt
pepper
4
large potatoes, baked
4
green onions, chopped
1 c
sour cream
1 c
bacon, crisp cooked and crumbled (more if using for garnish)
5 oz
cheddar cheese, grated (more if using for garnish)
chives, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in a medium-size pan over medium heat. Using a wire whisk, slowly blend in flour until thoroughly blended.
2
Gradually add milk, whisking constantly. Whisk in salt and pepper and simmer over low heat, stirring constantly.
3
Cut cooked potatoes in half and scoop out the "meat" and set aside.
4
When milk mixture is very hot, whisk in potato. Stir in green onions.
5
Whisk well and add sour cream and crumbled bacon. Heat thoroughly. Add cheese, a little at a time, stirring until all is incorporated.
6
Garnish with chives. Add a sprinkling of grated cheese and crumbled bacon.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American