BAKED POTATO SOUP

 

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Ingredients

  • 9 baking potatoes
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups milk (whole, 2% or 1% works)
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup bacon bits, divided or real bacon pieces
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 10 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream (any fat variety)

Directions

  • Pierce potatoes with a fork and cook in the microwave, 3 or 4 at a time, and scoop out the flesh (while the others are cooking).
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Stir in flour and cook about a minute.
  • Whisk in milk, a little at a time, stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Stir in potatoes, salt, pepper, 1/3 cup bacon bits, 2 tablespoons green onions and most of the cheese. Cook until thoroughly heated.
  • Stir in sour cream and heat through.
  • Serve topped with remaining bacon, onions and cheese.

Notes

Categories: Bisque/Cream  Soup 
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