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Favorite Fall Soup Recipe: Creamy Potato Soup

Updated on October 4, 2016
5 stars from 1 rating of Creamy potato soup

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: serves 8 people

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 LBS baked potatoes, sliced into small bite size pieces
  • 1/2 Regular package uncooked bacon, Finely diced
  • 1 Medium Onion, diced
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 8 cups milk
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 chicken bullion cubes
  • 1 tsp black pepper and salt
  • 3/4 cup salted butter
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Cheesy Potato Soup

  1. In a saute pan, cook bacon until crispy. Drain then set aside
  2. Saute the garlic and onion in 2 Tbsp butter for about 5 Min.
  3. In a large stockpot add the sauteed garlic and onions, add milk and water, bullion, salt, and pepper. Cook over medium- high heat until the mixture is very hot about 8 Min, stirring often. DO NOT LET THE MIXTURE BOIL.
  4. In a small saucepan melt remaining butter, add flour and mix well. Cook over Medium- low heat until the mixture bubbles stirring about 2-3 min to make a roux while constantly stirring soup.
  5. Add roux to the soup slowly until it becomes thick and creamy. about 4 min. Stir in parsley, potatoes, bacon, and cheese. Stir for another 1-2 min
  6. To garnish you can add sour cream, cheese, bacon ect. SERVE HOT!

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      Toni 13 months ago from NY

      Holy moly this looks SO good!!!! I am truly drooling and absolutely going to make this this week. I love soups during the fall ! Thanks for sharing. Beautiful pic too!