Southern Comforter Potato Soup

Southern Comforter Potato Soup Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


Great for when the weather turns chilly. Source: unknown


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    6 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped, about 2 lbs
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    1 medium carrot, finely chopped
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    3 cans chicken broth,14.5 oz. each
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    4 slices bacon
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    2 tbsp. butter or margarine
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    3 stalks celery, chopped
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    1 large onion, chopped
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    2 1/2 cups light cream
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    salt and pepper to taste
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    shredded cheese and sliced green onion

How to Make Southern Comforter Potato Soup


  1. In 4 quart Dutch oven, cook potatoes and carrot in chicken broth for 15 to 20 minutes or til tender. Mash slightly in pan.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet, cook bacon til crisp. Remove bacon, reserving drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon and set aside. Add butter to drippings in skillet and cook celery and onion til tender. Transfer celery and onion to potato mixture in Dutch oven. Stir in cream,s alt and pepper. Cook and stir til heated through. Serve with crumbled bacon, shredded cheese and green onion for topping. Makes 8 side dish servings.

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Course/Dish: Chowders, Cream Soups

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