How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Prick washed potatoes & bake until a fork pierces to the center easily.
  • Remove potatoes from oven & allow to fully cool.
  • Remove skin & cut potatoes into 1/2" cubes. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add onions & sauté over low heat for 10 minutes or until onions are translucent. Don't allow onions to burn.
  • Add flour to onions & butter and cook 4 - 5 minutes, stirring well until flour is absorbed.
  • In a separate container, combine water, chicken base, potato flakes & seasonings. Stir or whisk thoroughly to eliminate lumps.
  • Add slowly to onion mixture, stirring constantly so no lumps form.
  • Increase to medium heat & continue cooking until the soup begins to gently simmer.
  • Add milk & cream, stirring until smooth & lightly thickened. Simmer for 15 minutes. Do not boil. Soup should just simmer lightly.
  • Add cubed baked potatoes & Stir to combine.
  • Remove from heat & serve.
  • Top each serving with grated Cheddar cheese, sliced scallions & bacon pieces.

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  • sashasterling 8 years ago
    can't wait to try this!
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    " It was excellent "
    itsjustjuwah ate it and said...
    This sounds delicious!
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    " It was excellent "
    marges ate it and said...
    This is terrific. Great post. Love potato soup and it is a great dish to warm up on a cold afternoon, or evening.
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