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Hard Rock Cafe Baked Potato Soup (Reduced Calories)

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  1. Fry the bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels and crumble.
  2. Cook the yellow onions in the margarine over medium-high heat until soft, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the flour, whisking to prevent lumps. Cook for 4 minutes.
  4. Whisk in the potato flakes.
  5. Slowly add the chicken broth, whisking to prevent lumps and cook until the liquid thickens.
  6. Reduce the heat to a simmer and add the potatoes, milk, sour cream, crumbled bacon, parsley, garlic, basil, salt, Tabasco sauce and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes, but do not boil.
  7. Add the grated cheese and green onions. Heat until the cheese melts.
  8. Serve, garnished with additional chopped parsley or diced green onions.

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