Thursday, May 21, 2009

Baked Potato Soup

Makes: 8 servings

What you need:4 lg. baking potatoes
2/3 C butter
2/3 C flour
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
5 C milk
1 C sour cream
4 thinly sliced green onions
10 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1 C shredded cheddar cheese

Make It:
Scrub potatoes, pat dry & cover with foil. Bake for 75 minutes at 350 or until tender; cool completely.(Or use leftover potatoes from another meal) Peel and cube potatoes.

In a large pot melt the butter, stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Use a whisk to make sure any lumps from the flour are smoothed out.
Gradually add milk a 2 cups at a time. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for a couple minutes or until thickened.

Reduce heat to medium-low. Add cubed potatoes. Heat until warm. Mix in sour cream.
Garnish with bacon, cheese, sour cream and green onions.

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