The Potato Soup that will win a man's heart

The Potato Soup That Will Win A Man's Heart

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Jennifer McConnell

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This soup is awesome the first day, and just keeps getting better and better as leftovers! Serve by itself or in a fresh sourdough bread bowl and I promise you will find that the way to a man's heart truely is through his stomache, and this soup will definitely do it!

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
8

Ingredients

  • 12 slice
    bacon
  • 1 small
    onion chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic
  • 4 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • ·
    black pepper to taste
  • 3 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 3-4 large
    potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 c
    heavy cream, cold
  • 1/2 tsp
    hot sauce or crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • ·
    cheddar cheese (to top)
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano

How to Make The Potato Soup that will win a man's heart

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large saucepan, put potatoes, 2 cups Chicken broth, and enough hot water to cover the potatoes. Bring to a boil, and cook until potatoes are tender (approximately 15 minutes).
  2. While potatoes are cooking, place bacon strips in frying pan and cook until crisp. Remove from grease (SAVE GREASE), crumble, and set bacon aside.
  3. Saute onion and garlic in the bacon grease until tender.
  4. In a large saucepan, stir in onion mix (with the grease) and Stir in all dry ingredients (flour, salt, pepper, crushed peppers, basil, parsley, oregano) into the onion mix, and mix well. This will create your soup Rue.
  5. Gradually add remaining 3 cups of broth, and 6 slices of crumbled bacon and bring to a boil. Boil for 2-2 1/2 minutes while stirring often.
  6. After draining the broth/water from the potatoes, slightly mash 1-2 cups (leave lumpy) and add all of the potatoes into the pot with your soup base. Add heavy cream, sour cream and stir. Heat through, but do not boil at this point.
  7. Garnish individual bowls with shredded cheddar cheese and remaining crumbled bacon.

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About The Potato Soup that will win a man's heart

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup



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