Loaded Baked Potato Soup
 
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Serves: 4 Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 baked potatoes, chopped
  • 4 slices thick cut bacon, chopped and divided {with grease}
  • ½ c onions, minced
  • 2 tb unsalted butter
  • 2 tb unbleached flour
  • 3 c warm/room temperature whole milk
  • 2 c cheese, shredded and divided
  • 1 c room temperature whole sour cream
  • Scallions/chives to garnish {+ reserved cheese and bacon}
Instructions
  1. Cook the bacon and set aside.
  2. Use the bacon fat to sauté the onions.
  3. Melt in the butter and sprinkle in the flour a bit at a time, constantly whisking/stirring.
  4. After a few minutes, slowly pour in the milk. Constantly stir/whisk and cook until thickened.
  5. Add the potatoes then stir in half the cheese then the sour cream.
  6. Reintroduce half the bacon.
  7. Before serving, garnish with the rest of the cheese, bacon, and a bit of scallions/chives.
Recipe by The Squishy Monster at http://thesquishymonster.com/2014/11/loaded-baked-potato-soup.html