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zelda's cheesey bacon potato soup

a recipe by
Zelda Hopkins
Webb City, MO

I had baked potatoes left over and couldn't decide what to make. I had a box of Queso Blanco and decided to make this. It turn out wonderful. If it is to thick for your taste either add more chicken broth or add less cheese.

serves Serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For zelda's cheesey bacon potato soup

  • 6 md
    baked potatoes, skinned & diced
  • 1 lb
    bacon, cooked & crumbled
  • 1 lg
    onion, diced
  • 4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 lb
    white american or queso blanco cheese shredded
  • 2 Tbsp
    bacon grease
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley

How To Make zelda's cheesey bacon potato soup

  • 1
    Fry the bacon until crisp then crumble it and set it to the side.
  • 2
    Peel potatoes and chop them and set them to the side.
  • 3
    Chop the onion, now take 2 tablespoons of bacon grease and cook onions till carmelized.
  • 4
    Now take chicken broth, heavy cream, sour cream, garlic, basil, parsley, salt & pepper, and butter. Place in kettle on low burner. Add onions and potatoes, then gradually add shredded cheese. When cheese is added cook on low for about 30 minutes.

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