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Cheesy Potato Soup


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Ingredients

  • 5 slices bacon, diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup diced white onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1.5 pounds potatoes, diced (peel if you desire)
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Step 1 – Heat a large stockpot over medium-high heat and add diced bacon and cook until crispy, stirring occasionally.
  2. Step 2 – Transfer the bacon to a separate plate with paper towels to soak up the grease.
  3. Step 3 – Add the onion into the stockpot and cook until soft.
  4. Step 4 – Add the flour on top of the onion and stir until combined.
  5. Step 5 – Add the chicken broth until combined, stir in the milk, potatoes and cooked bacon bits.
  6. Step 6 – Continue cooking until the mixture reaches a simmer but do not boil.
  7. Step 7 – Reduce the head to low, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until the potatoes are soft.
  8. Step 8 – Last, stir in the cheese and sour cream until well combined. Top with more bacon bits and sour cream if desired. Enjoy!
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