Lakin/Thompson Recipes

Baked Potato Soup

Easy to fix and great tasting soup
Ingredients
  1. 3 bacon strips, diced
  2. 1 small onion, chopped
  3. 1 clove garlic, minced
  4. 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  5. 1 teaspoon salt
  6. 1 teaspoon dried basil
  7. 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  8. 3 cups chicken broth
  9. 2 large baked potatoes, peeled and cubed
  10. 1 cup half-and-half cream
  11. 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  12. Shredded Cheddar cheese
  13. Minced fresh parsley
Preperation
  1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Set bacon aside.
  2. Saute onion and garlic in the drippings until tender.
  3. Stir in flour, salt, basil and pepper; mix well, gradually add broth.
  4. Bring to boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the potatoes, cream and hot pepper sauce; heat through but do not boil.
  6. Garnish with bacon, cheese and parsley.

Notes

Serve with Garlic bread and salad.