|rainpuddle13||12:40 pm - Baked Potato Soup|
Baked Potato Soup
5 large baking potatoes, baked Peel potatoes, and coarsely mash with a fork.
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 medium onion, chopped
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 quart half-and-half
3 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
8 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat; add onion, and sauté until tender. Add flour, stirring until smooth. Stir in potatoes, half-and-half, and next 3 ingredients; cook over low heat until thoroughly heated. Top each serving with cheese and bacon.
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