• 6 baked potatoes (diced) Bake @400 for 45/50 mins
  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup bacon drippings
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 cup chives
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 cups bacon (chopped and some extra for garnish)
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese (plus some for garnish)

Description

Baked Potato Soup






Directions

  1. In a large stock pot add butter, bacon drippings and onion cook until onion is translucent.
  2. Add flour and stir for one minute and gradually add chicken stock, whisking as your adding.
  3. Let cook for 15 mins and add potatoes, bacon and seasonings.
  4. Let simmer for 30 mins and add sour cream, cheese, half and half and chives bring almost up to a boil and remove from heat.
  5. Let the feast begin! Add some cayenne pepper if you want to heated it up :)
  6. Garnish with bacon and cheese.