Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Creamy Baked Potato Soup

It seems to have suddenly turned off cold here. So what better way to warm up than a nice warm bowl of soup. This one is delicious. It has all the flavors of a great baked potato mixed into a bowl of soup.

Creamy Baked Potato Soup

1/2 cup butter

2/3 cup all-purpose flour

7 cups milk

4 lg. baking potatoes, baked, peeled, cubed (about 4 cups)

4 green onions, sliced

8-10 bacon strips, cooked, crumbled

1 1/4 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

1 cup sour cream(more or less to taste)

3/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

Melt butter. Stir in flour, heat and stir until smooth. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly until thickened. Add potatoes and onions. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. stir in cheese until melted. Serve immediately. Serves 8-10. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from: Lewiston Hometown Favorites Cookbook

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