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Bacon Cheddar Potato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kate Kowalyshyn

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 Cup chopped onion
1/2 Cup chopped celery
8 Tbsp. butter
5 Cups diced peeled potatoes
2 Cans chicken broth (14 1/2 ounce)
12 oz. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 pint whipping cream
2 Cups water
3 oz. bacon bits (Hormel or Oscar Meyers)
2 Cups Chopped broccoli
4 Tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp white pepper
1 tsp paprika
1 Tbsp. dried parsley
seasoned croutons, for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
1. Chop onions and celery, if using a food processor don't chop these too fine.
2. In a large saucepan, sauté onion and celery in 4 tbsps of butter until tender.
3. Add potatoes, broccoli and broth, bring to a boil.
4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes till potatoes are tender.
5. In a small skillet, melt remaining 4 tbsps of butter, add flour to make roux, cook roux over low heat until yellow blond in color and set aside.
6. To cooked potato and broth mixture, add water, cream and roux stirring continuously until mixture thickens.
7. Stir in the cheese, bacon bits, parsley, pepper and paprika..
8. Cook over low heat until the cheese is melted, stir continuously and remove from heat when cheese is melted.
9. Garnish with croutons, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8 Servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 Minutes

 

 

 

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