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Fantastic Potato Soup Recipe

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Victoria White


6 slices bacon, Cut into 1-inch pieces
1 whole onion, diced
3 whole carrots, scrubbed clean and diced
3 stalks celery, diced
6 small red potatoes, peeled and diced
8 cups chicken or vegetable broth
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
cup heavy cream
teaspoon salt or more to taste
Black pepper to taste
teaspoon Cajun spice mix
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
1 cup grated cheese of your choice

Cook bacon in soup pot over med. heat until bacon is crisp. Remove the bacon from the pot and set aside.
Do not clean the pot.

Return to med. heat and add onions, carrots, and celery.
Stir and cook two minutes, then add the potatoes. Cook for 5 minutes, seasoning with salt, pepper, and Cajun spice.

Pour in the broth and bring to a boil. Cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are getting soft. Whisk together the flour and the milk; pour into the soup and cook about 5 more minutes.

Taste for seasonings, adding more as needed. Remove from heat.Stir in the cream, then stir in the parsley.
Serve in bowls garnished with parsley, grated cheese, and crisp bacon pieces.




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