Potato And Bacon Soup

Posted On September 27, 2008

Filed under Soup and Stew

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Give this Potato Soup With Bacon recipe a try. You will find that the delicious meal becomes one of your favorites!!! Enjoy!! Colleen


6 thick slices of bacon
1 ½ tsp olive oil
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped carrots
1 stalk celery, chopped
4 cups low fat chicken broth
4 cups cubed potatoes
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
½ tsp kosher salt

*  Cook bacon until crisp in 3 Qt saucepan-drain on paper towel. Discard grease. Set aside until later.
*  Meanwhile, prepare vegetables. Add olive oil to saucepan and add onion, carrots, celery. Saute until onion is soft, but not brown, About 3-4 minutes
*  Stir chicken broth, potatoes, and pepper together. Bring to a boil, with a lid on. Then reduce heat, simmer, covered until potatoes are tender, about 10-15 minutes.
*  Stir in cheese, heating until melted. DO NOT BOIL.
*  Chopped up, cooked bacon into small pieces and add to the soup.

From start to finish you are looking at less than an hour for this great soup. Enjoy it with your favorite rolls, or eat it with crackers. It is great with crisp apple slices.


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