Baked Potato Soup

Published: 10/20/2015

by LeeAnn Miller



4 large baking potatoes (about 2 and 3/4 pounds)
2/3 cup butter or margarine
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
dash cayenne pepper
6 cups of milk
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
10 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Bake potatoes at 350 degrees for 65-75 minutes or until tender; cool completely. Peel and cube potatoes. In a large saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour, cayenne, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; whisk in sour cream. Add potatoes and green onions. Garnish with bacon and cheese. Yield: 10 servings´╗┐