Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Loaded Potato Soup

Its that time of year again, the time when all I want to do is have soup because just looking out the window makes me cold. It warms my insides just thinking about how good this soup is. It tastes exactly like a baked potato with everything on it. Its creamy and delicious.


Loaded Potato Soup
Recipe Source: StolenMomentsCooking.com

1/2 lb Bacon, diced
1 Onion, diced
5 large Potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 - 15oz cans Chicken Broth
3 Tablespoons Butter
3 Tablespoons Flour
1 1/2 cups Milk
3/4 cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
Sour Cream for garnish

1. In a large stock pot, cook bacon until crisp. Remove and set aside. Cook the onions in the bacon grease until tender left in the pot.

2. Add the potatoes and chicken broth to the pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender. With a slotted spoon, remove about a cup of potatoes. Place in a bowl and mash with a fork. Set aside.

3. In a small sauce pan, melt butter. Stir in flour and cook for 2 minutes on med-low. Whisk in milk, turn up the heat and bring to a boil. Simmer until thickened. Slowly stir in to stock pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer. Stir bowl of smashed potatoes back into pot.

4. Add 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese, three-fourths of the bacon to the pot. Add pepper. Stir to combine. Cook an additional 5 minutes.

5. To serve, top with some shredded cheese, bacon and sour cream.
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3 comments:

  1. Hi Meghan! This soup really does look delicious, I love a good potato soup! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, glad to have you back in the blog world. :)

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  2. this soup is a warm thought on a dreary fall day! thank you so much for sharing! what a great soup recipe, i think a bowl of this for dinner may be the ticket to soothing my sore throat and mood.

    love your blog :)
    -meg
    @ http://clutzycooking.blogspot.com

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  3. Mmmmm...nummy. Definitely on my to make list. :)

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