Baked potato soup

  • 8 slices of bacon, fried and crumbled
  • Bacon drippings
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 6 cups chicken broth, hot                                                                                                                                 Baked potato soup - recipes
  • 4 cups baked potatoes, diced
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon coarse black pepper
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup green onions, diced, whites only


  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Crumbled bacon, 2 or 3 strips
  • Green onions, chopped


  1. Bake, peel and dice potatoes then set aside.
  2. In a 4-5 quart soup pot, cook bacon till slightly crunchy. Remove bacon and set aside, leaving bacon drippings in the pot. Cook onions in the bacon drippings over medium-high heat till tranparent, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to low-medium then add flour to bacon drippings and onions, stirring constantly with whisk to prevent lumps. Cook until mixture begins to turn golden, about 1 to 3 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to simmer and gradually add hot chicken stock, whisking to prevent lumps, until liquid thickens. Add potatoes, cream, chopped bacon, parsley, garlic, basil, salt, Tobasco sauce and black pepper.
  5. Simmer for 10 minutes; do not allow to boil. Add grated cheese and green onions. Heat through until cheese melts smoothly.
  6. Garnish each serving with crumbled bacon, chopped green onion and shredded Cheddar

Makes about 5 quarts

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