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we loved it! thick and filling, so better as a main dish. very tasty and easy to make.

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Melany * October 14, 2002

Great recipe! Filling as a main course with salad or as an appetizer. My company and family loved it!

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Jan1966 February 25, 2002

This was really tasty, however I didn't know if or when you should add the bacon, so I added it with the potatoes, it was so creamy yumm..

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Gidget January 24, 2002

I made the LAZIEST version of this soup imaginable, and it still came out fabulous. I used half a pound of bacon (about 8 strips?) that I had cooked up earlier in the week, crumbled and stuck in the freezer. I subbed the onion for a tablespoon of onion powder and the minced garlic for a quarter teaspoon of garlic powder (my very picky daughter does not like chunks of onion in anything). Started off by putting the water, potato, bacon, boullion cubes, garlic powder and onion powder in the pot together, then followed the recipe from there. Added an eighth of a teaspoon of ground white pepper right before serving.

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rainwalkersarah March 03, 2015

We LOVED THIS! It will be our only bacon and Potato soup recipe from now on!

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BuckeyeFamily January 30, 2014

I love this! I added a few chopped baby carrots and a celery stalk with the onion. I used 1 1/2 TBSP cornstarch instead of flour so it would be GF. And I didn't have evaporated milk, so I substituted one cup of whole milk. It turned out great. It's an easy, hearty, delicious soup.

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Penni J. January 03, 2014

Very good. Replaced evaporated milk with powdered milk. Evaporated milk is milk minus 60 percent water. 350 Ml = 3/4 Cup powder and 1 1/2 Cup water or twelve oz. At 60 percent. Still very creamy plus lowers the fat.

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chriseats62 June 02, 2013

Excellent flavor, easy to make and very filling, family enjoyed. Will be making this one often.

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JulesB82 March 13, 2013

Excellent!

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Tomohouse March 02, 2013

It was great!! I made it up a couple hours earlier and then just let it simmer for a LONG time :) I added a can of corn to make it even better! :) I also mashed my taters to make it more nummy..... :) I kinda added like 12 pieces of bacon........ :) Whoops

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Blazekat21 December 31, 2012
Bacon and Potato Chowder