Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Definitely a hearty meal. I am sure that some of the fat and calories could be reduced by low-fat/cal ingredients, but every now and then you have to splurge.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook and crumble bacon, saving drippings in pan.
  2. Cut potatoes in half, scoop out center.
  3. Chop half of the peel, discard the rest.
  4. Cook yellow onion in bacon drippings about 3 minutes.
  5. Add flour, stirring to prevent lumps, cook 3-5 min until mixture just begins to turn golden.
  6. Gradually add 2 cups chicken stock, or hot milk, whisking to prevent lumps, until mixture thickens.
  7. Pour into large sauce pan & add remaining hot liquid.
  8. Reduce heat to simmer, whisk in potatoes, peels, sour cream, chopped bacon, parsley, garlic powder, basil, salt & pepper (to taste).
  9. Add cheddar cheese & white part scallions, heat until cheese melts thoroughly.
  10. Top with chopped bacon, green part scallions, and cheese.

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