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creamy bacon potato soup

a recipe by
Krista Hiner
Circleville, WV

An old fashioned family soup that will have you coming back for more. Such a savory meal, and plenty enough to share!

serves 8-12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy bacon potato soup

  • 2 lb
    potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 lg
    onion, diced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 lb
  • 2 can
    evaporated milk
  • 1 stick
  • salt and pepper

How To Make creamy bacon potato soup

  • 1
    Prepare potatoes in large saucepan in enough water to cover potatoes. Fry bacon until almost done, not crispy.
  • 2
    Add onion and garlic to bacon, cook until onions become tender. Do not drain the fat, use for flavor in soup. Check for potatoes to become soft, stir to slightly mash. Continue to stir for a thicker soup.
  • 3
    Add butter, milk and saute mixture to the potatoes. Salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and let cool for 15 minutes. Garnish with fresh parsley, if available.
  • 4
    Optional: 1/2 c. diced celery to the saute mixture of bacon.