Potato Onion Soup

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Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

This recipe comes from 1943 and the Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. It was the annual winner.

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Ingredients

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    6 slices bacon
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    5 cups sliced red skinned potatoes, 5 medium
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    3 cups water
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    1 tbsp. instant chicken bouillon granules
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    3 medium onions, cut into very thin wedges
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    2 cups milk
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    1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
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    ground black pepper, optional
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    crumbled crisp cooked bacon, optional

How to Make Potato Onion Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In large skillet, cook the slices bacon over medium heat til crisp. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  2. In large pan, mix potatoes, the water, and bouillon granules. Bring to boiling;reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes or til potatoes are very tender.
  3. Meanwhile add onions to reserved bacon drippings. Cook over medium low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or til tender and golden, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. If desired, set aside some of the sauteed onions for garnish.
  4. Mash potatoes slightly with a potato masher. Stir in milk, 1/4 tsp. pepper, the reserved bacon and onions; heat through. If desired, season to taste with additional pepper and garnish with extra crisp cooked bacon and reserved sauteed onions. Makes 6 servings.

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About Potato Onion Soup

Course/Dish: Chowders, Cream Soups




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