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Baked Potato Soup

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“Great for using leftover baked potatoes.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pierce potatoes with fork and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes or until done.
  2. Cut bacon into 1/2 inch pieces and cook in a heavy bottom soup pot over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pot and set aside, leaving drippings in the pot.
  3. To the drippings in the pot add flour and stir and heat for 1 minute, whisk in milk.
  4. Cook over medium heat for 15 minutes or until bubbly and thickened, stirring frequently.
  5. Scoop out potato pulp from the skins; add to the milk mixture; mash with the back of a wooden spoon leaving it a little bit chuncky.
  6. Add bacon (leaving a little out for topping the soup), 2 tablespoons of the onion, 1 cup cheese, and salt and pepper.
  7. Stir until cheese has melted.
  8. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream; mix until combined.
  9. Spoon soup into bowls, sprinkle with bacon, cheese and onions.

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