Baked Potato Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Christine Bettiga

A hearty soup that everyone will enjoy, especially on those cold and snowy winter nights!

Top Review by BrandiSue08

Oh my Gosh! This recipe was more than amazing! It was incredible! I woud give this 100 stars if I could. I think my fionce is getting tired of this because I fix it so often! I LOVE THIS RECIPE! Thanks so much!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees and bake the potatoes until tender.
  2. Cut potatoes in half and scoop out the meat, set aside.
  3. Cut up 2 potato peels into small pieces and discard the rest.
  4. Melt butter in a medium saucepan.
  5. Slowly blend in flour with a wire whisk, until thoroughly blended.
  6. Gradually add milk to the butter/flour mixture, whisking constantly.
  7. Whisk in salt, pepper, onion and garlic powder.
  8. Simmer on low, stirring constantly until liquid bubbles.
  9. When the milk mixture is very hot, whisk in potato.
  10. Add the potato peels and some of the onion.
  11. Reserve the rest of the onion to top off the soup when serving.
  12. Whisk well, add sour cream and bacon.
  13. Cook on low about 10 minutes.
  14. Add 3/4 of the cheese, a little at a time until it is melted inches.
  15. Serve with seasoned croutons, fresh onion and cheese on top.

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