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Potato Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Potato Soup, by , is from Our Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty Tolbert
Added: Tuesday, October 23, 2007


5 medium potatoes, peeleed and diced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 tsp. celery salt
1 tsp. seasoned salt
1 tsp. dried whole basil
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 Tbsp. parsley flakes
2 chicken bullion cubes
4 cups water
4 slices bacon, cooked
2 Tbsp. plain flour
1 1/2 cup milk

Combine 1st 10 ingredients in large pot. Bring to a boil. Cover adn reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes. Cook bacon and reserve 3 Tbsp. drippings, crumble. Add flour and bacon drippings in skillet. Stir until smooth. Cook 1 minute. Stir constantly. Gradually stir in milk and bacon mixture. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes.




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