Butera's Baked Potato Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
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Recipe by DailyInspiration

Sinfully rich, but so worth it! Recipe courtesy of "The Food Chronicles" - Ann Criswell, Food Editor of the Houston Chronicle Newspaper

Top Review by ~Leslie~

This was really a great soup! Baking the potatoes made a big difference in the flavour, much deeper. Very simple to put together, we had this for a very filling meal along with some crusty bread. Thanks for posting :) Made for Aussie Reunion Tag!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Using a wire whisk, slowly blend in flour until thoroughly blended.
  3. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly.
  4. Whisk in salt and pepper and simmer over low heat, stirring constantly.
  5. Cut potatoes in half, scoop out the "meat" and set aside.
  6. Chop half the potato peels (optional) and discard the remainder.
  7. When milk mixture is very hot, whisk in potato meat.
  8. Stir in green onions and potato peels.
  9. Whisk well, then add sour cream and crumbled bacon. Heat thoroughly.
  10. Add cheese, a little at a time, stirring until all is incorporated.
  11. Garnish with chives, grated cheese and bacon crumbles.

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