The Best Potato Soup Ever!!!!

The Best Potato Soup Ever!!!! Recipe

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Jodi Woods

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@Jodeane

Good for those cold days. Make you feel all warm and loved inside.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/2 lb
baby red potatoes, sliced into small bite size pieces
1 lb
package of uncooked bacon
1
medium onion finely diced
1/4 bunch
celery, diced
8 c
milk
4 c
water
4
chicken bouillon cubes ( use a cup of the hot potato water to dissolve, then use the cup of hot water in place of one of the above cups of water)
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
3/4 c
salted butter
3/4 bunch
freshly chopped parsley
1 c
whipping cream

FOR GARNISH

shredded cheese
fried bacon bits
chopped green onions

Step-By-Step

1In large pot, boil potatoes in water 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2In sauté pan, cook bacon until crisp. Drain bacon fat and place on paper towel over plate to drain more
3Add onion and celery to bacon pan over medium-high heat until celery is tender, about 5 minutes.
4To the large potato pan, add milk, water, bullion, salt and pepper. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture is very hot, about 8 minutes, stirring often. Do not let mixture boil.
5In small, heavy saucepan melt butter. Add flour and mix well. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture bubbles, stirring 2 to 3 minutes to make a roux. While constantly stirring soup, add roux slowly until soup is thick and creamy, about 4 minutes. Stir in parsley, reserved potatoes, and cream.
6Garnish with cheese, bacon bits, onions or all three. Serve hot!

About The Best Potato Soup Ever!!!!

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: English