Baked potato soup w/ bacon

Baked Potato Soup W/ Bacon Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

This is a very homey, warming soup. I used reduced fat cheese and turkey bacon to cut some of the fat, but not the taste.Delicious!

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Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2 large
    baking potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4
    chopped celery
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    each, salt and pepper
  • 4 c
    light cream
  • 1-1/4 c
    shredded american cheese
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 8 slice
    cooked and crumbled bacon
  • 2 Tbsp
    green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
    light sour cream

How to Make Baked potato soup w/ bacon

Step-by-Step

  1. Scrub potatoes, pat dry. Prick potatoes w/ a fork. Bake at 425 for 1 hr. Cool completely. Cut potatoes into cubes. In lg dutch oven, melt butter, over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and celery. Cook, stirring for 5 mins. Stir in flour, thyme, salt and pepper. Stir in light cream. Cook, stirring, until thickened.
  3. Add potatoes, 1 cup cheese and broth. Stir until cheese melts. Mash potatoes w/ a masher. Reserve 2 tbsp bacon. Stir remaining bacon and 1 tbsp green onion into soup. Top each serving w/ reserved bacon, remaining chees, green onion and a dollop of sour cream.

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About Baked potato soup w/ bacon

Course/Dish: Chowders, Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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