In The Kitchen: Potato Soup


Recipe Source: Gimme Some Oven – Potato Soup


6 slices cooked bacon*, diced
3-4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes**, peeled and diced
1 medium white or yellow onion, diced
4 tablespoons bacon grease* (or butter)
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1  can evaporated milk
1 cup shredded cheese
1/2 cup  sour cream
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Add bacon, 3 cups chicken stock, potatoes and onion to the bowl of a large slow cooker, and stir to combine. Cook on low overnight or on high for 3-4 hours, or until the potatoes are tender and cooked.
Once the soup ready to serve, cook the butter in a saucepan  until it has melted. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Add in the evaporated milk until the mixture is completely smooth. Let the mixture get really thick.
Pour the milk mixture into the slow cooker with the potatoes, and stir until combined. Add in the cheddar cheese, sour cream, salt and pepper, and stir until combined.
Serve warm.

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Heleaux’s Grocery and Specialty Meats are a locally owned and operated Full Service Grocery Store with an emphasis on Premium Specialty Meats. A true landmark, in operation continuously on the corner of Verot School Rd and Vincent Rd in Lafayette, LA since 1982.

3002 Verot School Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508 (337)856-7872

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