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Cheesy Potato Bacon Ale Soup #5FIX

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“5-Ingredient Fix Contest Entry. This is a quick and easy recipe that uses 4 of my favorite foods, cheese potatoes, bacon & ale. It's great on a cold night when you want something quick.”
10 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 slices thick cut hickory smoked bacon
  • 3 cups Simply Potatoes Diced Potatoes with Onion
  • 2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans Fiesta nacho cheese soup
  • 6 soup cans water
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle ale, room temperature


  1. Heat a large pot, chop bacon into small pieces, cook until crisp. Place on paper towel lined plate and set aside. Leave 2-3 tablespoons of the bacon grease in the pot, add the potatoes, cook until the bacon grease is absorbed and the potatoes are heated thru. Stir in the 2 cans of cheese and 4 cans of water, stir and mix well. Simmer over medium/low heat covered for 10 minutes, stir occasionally. Remove from heat and with an immersion blender, blend the potatoes thoroughly into the soup. Add the ale, simmer 10 more minutes uncovered, if the soup gets too thick, thin it with the remaining water. Serve soup hot with bacon on top.

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