Saturday, January 14, 2012

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

If you are counting calories just stop reading right now. But if you want a souper good, satisfying soup that sticks to your ribs, this is the one for you.

4 large baking potatoes
2/3 cup butter
2/3 cup flour
6 cups milk (whole is better)
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
12 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
4 green onions chopped
1 8oz carton of sour cream

  1. Cook the potatoes through.
  2. Cut cooked potatoes into cubes, discard the skin.
  3. In a stockpot melt the butter over medium heat.
  4. Add the flour and cook about 2 minutes, stirring constantly (you are making a roux).
  5. Gradually add the milk and turn up the heat some.
  6. Cook until the mixtures begins to thicken and slightly boil.
  7. Don't let it burn!
  8. Reduce head and add the potatoes, salt, pepper, 1 cup of cheese, 1 cup of bacon, and the green onions.
  9. Heat through.
  10. Just before serving add sour cream and combine.
  11. Garnish with more cheese and bacon on top.
  12. Enjoy!


kittiesx3 said...

This soup was amazing. I'm so glad Jen made it while I was visiting.

Ben said...

hey wait a second, I thought I made that!

kittiesx3 said...

No. You helped finish it but she made it :-)

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