Thursday, October 25, 2012

{Loaded} Baked Potato Soup


                                                                 
COME & GET IT! SOUP'S ON!!!!
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When we had baked taters left over at a recent Ladies Day at church, I was given a few to bring home.  

With the cooler temps, I didn't have to think twice about what I wanted to make.

This wonderfully warming and tasty soup gets devoured quickly every time I make it. 

Love the sour cream and bacon that add such awesome flavor. 

TAS-TEEEE! 

Feel free to add ham or velveeta to the soup...whatever 'turns your crank' to make this just what your family will love most. 


{LOADED} BAKED POTATO SOUP 

4 lg. baking potatoes
1/3 c. butter or margarine
2/3 c. all purpose flour
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
6 c. milk
1 c. sour cream
1/4 c. thinly sliced green onions
8 - 10 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese 

Bake potatoes at 350 for 65 - 70 minutes or until tender; cool completely.  Peel and cube potatoes.  In large saucepan, melt butter; add flour, salt and pepper; stir until smooth.  Graduatlly add milk; (using a whisk works best). Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thick.  Remove from heat; whisk in sour cream.  Add potatoes and green onions.  Garnish with bacon and cheese. 

Yield: about 10 servings