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baked potato soup

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a recipe by
Mary Brundege
Schenectady, NY

We serve this soup as the meal very filling and taste just like a baked potato.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For baked potato soup

  • 4 lg
    baked potatoes peeled and cut into bite size chunked
  • 4 slice
    bacon cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    roasted garlic
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • 3 c
    chicken stock (i use homemade)
  • 1 c
    half and half or heavy cream
  • 1 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese plus some for garnish
  • 1 tsp
    parsley for garnish
  • 1 lg
    sweet onion chopped

How To Make baked potato soup

  • 1
    In a large soup pot cook bacon, rendering fat. Once cooked remove bacon from pan leaving fat.
  • 2
    Add onions and garlic cook until tender Stir in flour, salt, basil and pepper mix well
  • 3
    Gradually add chicken stock/broth. Bring to boil and stir for 2 or 3 minutes until it become thickened.
  • 4
    Add the potato that you cut up smaller first and mash it into the liquids (I used an immersion blender)
  • 5
    Then add the 1 cup cheese when it is melted add the cream and mix well.
  • 6
    Add the rest of the potatoes and heat through. Garnish with the bacon from earlier. the parsley and more cheese.

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