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Baked Potato cheesy soup

Posted by on Nov. 1, 2011 at 12:05 PM
  • 27 Replies

A colorful garnish of cheese, green onions, and crumbled bacon tops this thick and cheesy potato soup recipe.

Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
Servings: Makes 5 to 6 servings

Ingredients
  • 2   large baking potatoes (about 8 ounces each)
  • 6 tablespoons  thinly sliced green onion (3)
  • 3 tablespoons  butter
  • 3 tablespoons  all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons  snipped fresh dill or chives or 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  black pepper
  • 4 cups  milk
  • 1-1/4 cups  shredded American cheese (5 ounces)
  • 4 slices  bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled
Directions

1 Scrub potatoes with a vegetable brush; pat dry. Prick potatoes with a fork. Bake in a 425 degree F oven for 40 to 60 minutes or until tender; cool. Cut each potato lengthwise. Scoop out white portion of each potato. Break up any large pieces of potato. Discard potato skins.

2 In a large saucepan cook 3 tablespoons of the green onion in butter over medium heat until tender. Stir in flour, dill, salt, and pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir for 12 to 15 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Add the potato and 1 cup of the cheese; stir until cheese melts.

3 Top each serving with the remaining 1/4 cup cheese, remaining 3 tablespoons green onion, and the bacon.

Makes 5 to 6 servings (5 1/2 cups)
by on Nov. 1, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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jaytee
by Jen on Nov. 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM
Yummy!
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Noni2319
by Chrissy on Nov. 1, 2011 at 12:23 PM
That sounds super good!
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Maries_Mom23
by Alice on Nov. 1, 2011 at 3:59 PM

That sounds like the recipe I follow!  So good! :)

Family4Eternity
by on Nov. 1, 2011 at 4:46 PM

 This sounds yummy! Thank you for sharing.

dkaam05
by Kristina on Nov. 1, 2011 at 11:26 PM

 This sounds really good.  Potato soup is my favorite.  Not sure about using american cheese though.  Plan on trying this recipe soon now that it's getting really cold.

kennethsmom910
by Bronze Member on Nov. 2, 2011 at 10:31 AM

Yum!

EgoSumLamia
by on Nov. 2, 2011 at 10:33 AM

OK! so where are the directions to your house? Can I eat in front of your TV? LOL!

Stevied13
by Steph on Nov. 2, 2011 at 10:40 AM

i have all the ingredents, yay! I have to try this.....sound soooo yummy!

RADmomma
by Sara on Nov. 2, 2011 at 11:08 AM


Quoting dkaam05:

 This sounds really good.  Potato soup is my favorite.  Not sure about using american cheese though.  Plan on trying this recipe soon now that it's getting really cold.

I usually do a blend of different cheeses. But I do add American! I think it adds a little creaminess.

RADmomma
by Sara on Nov. 2, 2011 at 11:08 AM


Quoting EgoSumLamia:

OK! so where are the directions to your house? Can I eat in front of your TV? LOL!

You are more than welcome to pull up a spot on the couch...but Ill warn ya...Im in Maine...So its quite chilly!!!

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