Thursday, October 23, 2008

Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup
8 servings

4 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup onion, finely diced
6 potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 pint half-and-half
½ pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
optional toppings - extra bacon, extra cheese, sour cream, chives, salt and pepper

In a large stock pot saute onion in butter until tender. Add potatoes, chicken broth and enough water to just cover potatoes. Bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer until potatoes are cooked. Add half and half and bacon. Add cheese and stir until completely melted. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with choice of traditional baked potato toppings and enjoy!


Traci said...

My daughter just had her wisdom teeth out and she requested Chicken Corn Chowder....which in my humble opinon is really baked potato soup w/ corn and I LOVE THE STUFF!!!

teacupsandpoodles said...

Looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing the recipe, I can't wait to make it for my bunch!
Mary Ann

Kelli said...

I will be trying this....Grace loves potato soup!

Tammy said...

Visiting from Kelli's...this sounds so good- I am in need of some new hearty soup recipes!

Also, if you're a home schooling family, you're invited to join the "open house" which takes place the last Tuesday of each month!

~Tammy (Lattes and Lollipops)

Anonymous said...

That sounds delicious. I'm going to make it this week. Many thanks for posting the recipe!


Kathi~Lavender, Lace and Thyme said...

This looks wonderful on a cold day here in Minnesota, thank you for sharing!

Kathi :)

Jessica said...

I just clicked in from Kelli's. This post reminded me about this long-forgotten favorite of mine..which will be added to the menu at our house this week!