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Grimm's Restaurant Tales's Note:
LEFT OVER BAKED POTATOES STOP HERE! Who dosen't like potato soup?! This one is infused with an amazing basil flavor. It is very authentic, but the basil gives it a little something wonderful..a new dimension if you will. I bet having leftover baked potatoes from a grill would really bring a new smoky flavor to this soup if you've got em'.
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- 8 tablespoons butter
- 4 cups diced onions
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/4 cup chicken base, mixed with 8 c. water
- 1 1/4 cups instant instant potato flakes
- 4 cups half-and-half (Sometimes I use heavy cream)
- 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
- 1 teaspoon basil (this usually gets tripled once we got an herb garden bc its so amazingly aromatic when it's fresh...)
- 1 -4 dash Tabasco sauce
- 2 cups cooked diced potatoes (no joke i made them in the microwave last week)
- grated cheddar cheese (grate your own)
- 4 slices bacon, fried, drained, and crumbled
- green onion tops or fresh chives
- 1In large stock pot saute onions in butter 10- 15 minute Do not brown.
- 2Add flour to onions and butter, cook 4-5 minute Do not brown.
- 3Mix chicken stock with potato buds. Use a whisk to blend until smooth.
- 4Add stock mixture to roux. mixing slowly with whisk. Cook 15- 20 minute.
- 5Whisk in half and half and cook for 10 more minutes. Do not boil.
- 6Add spices and taste and toggle taste :).
- 7Add potatoes, and pour into bowls.
- 8Garnish with cheddar, chives, bacon.
- 9** Cooking the bacon, grating cheese, chopping green onion while the soup is cooking all cut down on prep time.
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Nutritional Facts for Restaurant Style Baked Potato Soup
Serving Size: 1 (229 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 366.6
- Calories from Fat 238
- Total Fat 26.5 g
- Saturated Fat 14.8 g
- Cholesterol 69.3 mg
- Sodium 268.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 26.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
- Sugars 3.4 g
- Protein 7.1 g
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