Baked Potato Soup
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Serves: 4
  • 4 bacon strips
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups/750ml vegetable broth
  • 4-5 medium sized baked potatoes, peeled (if desired) and cubed
  • 1 cup/240ml cream
  • Toppings:
  • green onions, shredded cheese, hot pepper sauce for toppings
  1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, leaving about 1 tablespoon of drippings behind.
  2. Saute the onion and garlic in the drippings until tender.
  3. Stir in flour, salt, basil and pepper; mix well.
  4. Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil, and continue boiling while stirring for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the potatoes (baked beforehand) and cream; heat through but do not allow to boil again.
  6. Top each serving with cheese (I use cheddar or gouda), green onions, bacon and hot pepper sauce (for the adults).
Recipe by My Little Gourmet at