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Loaded Potato Soup Recipe

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Clair Duchene


4 large potatoes peeled and cubed
tsp. salt
8 oz. bacon bite-sized pieces
4 Tbs. butter
med onion finely chopped
2 garlic cloves minced
c. all-purpose flour
2 c. whole milk
2 c. chicken broth
1 c. mild or sharp cheddar cheese shredded
c. sour cream
1 tsp. salt or to taste
tsp. pepper or to taste
green onions to serve

1. Place sliced potatoes into a stockpot and completely cover with 1" of water. Season with tsp salt and cook 8-10 minutes or until potatoes pierce easily with a knife then drain.

2. Meanwhile, saute bacon in a dutch oven until crispy then transfer to a plate, reserving 1 Tbsp bacon grease.

3. Add 4 Tbsp butter and chopped onions then sautee until tender. Add garlic and cook another minute until fragrant.

4. Quickly whisk in the flour. Slowly add 2 1/2 cups milk and 2 1/2 cups broth, whisking constantly then bring to a soft boil.

5. Add drained potatoes and season soup with 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper or season to taste.

6. Stir in 3/4 cup sour cream, 1 cup shredded cheddar, and half half of your cooked bacon (reserving the rest for serving). Bring to a boil then remove from heat and serve with your favorite toppings.




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