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brenda's baked potato soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Brenda Agar
Calgary, AB

My family loves this rich soup, BUT don't eat this and try and count calories :)

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For brenda's baked potato soup

  • 2 bags
    red potatoes, small
  • 1 lb
    bacon, diced
  • 3 stalks
  • 2 l
    chicken stock, low sodium
  • 8 c
    2% milk
  • 2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 4 lg
    handfuls sharp cheddar cheese
  • pinch
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 6 Tbsp

How To Make brenda's baked potato soup

  • 1
    Wash and bake the potatoes in a 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes till cooked and crispy. Dice and fry bacon till crisp. Drain most of the grease off. While this is frying; wash leeks (slice thinly and rinse a few times in clean water till all the sand is washed out) drain in a colander and shake well.
  • 2
    Carefully place the leeks into the frying bacon and stir fry. While this is cooking, dice the potatoes into cubes and stir in with the bacon and leek mixture.
  • 3
    Pour chicken stock into a soup pot. Add the potato mixture, bring to a gentle boil. Add milk and heavy cream and the cheese. Stir do no let stick.
  • 4
    Melt the butter in a fry pan and add the flour andwhisk till it is nicely browned then whisk into the soup. Heat thoroughly and serve (do not boil)

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