Butera's Baked Potato Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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