Thursday, February 2, 2012

Baked Potato with Bacon soup Recipe

Baked Potato Soup with Bacon Recipe

  • 4 strips bacon, chopped, browned
  • 3 tbsp Bacon fat (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 cup Onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 4 cups Lowfat milk
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, microwaved, peeled
  • 1/2 cup Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 Green onions, sliced
  • 4 tbsp Light sour cream

  1. Chop bacon strips into 1/2 inch pieces. Cook bacon pieces over medium to medium high heat, depending on your stove, until evenly browned. Drain bacon pieces and reserve fat.
  2. Microwave potatoes until fully cooked. Set aside until they are cool enough to handle comfortably.
  3. Peel potatoes and discard skin. Dice potatoes and set aside.
  4. Cook onions in bacon fat (and vegetable oil to equal 3 tbsp if needed) over medium high heat until onions are tender.
  5. Stir in flour and cook for about 3 minutes.
  6. Add milk and salt. Turn heat down to medium low and stir.
  7. Add diced potatoes to Dutch oven.
  8. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil.
  9. top each serving with green onion, cheese, bacon and sour cream.

Servings: 4 

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Author: Brenda Beaman

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