Baked Potato Soup

What you’ll need:

  • 6 slices bacon, cut up
  • 3 unpeeled baking potatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped carrot
  • ½ chopped celery
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 2 tsp. paprika (optional)

Instructions:

Cook bacon in large saucepan. Remove bacon, drain dripping reserving 3 tbsp.

Add potatoes, onion, carrot, and celery to drippings. Cover and cook over low heat. Stir occasionally until potatoes are tender. Stir in milk, salt and pepper. Bring to boil and cook until potatoes are done. Then remove from heat.

In bowl, mix sour cream, flour and paprika. Slowly stir 1 cup of hot mixture into sour cream mixture. Stir until creamy and then add to hot mixture.

Serve with bacon and green onions on top. You can also add cheese on top.

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