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Poor Man's Potato Soup


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  • 4 large potatoes
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 quarts milk
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups crisp-cooked crumbled bacon
  • 5 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded



Step 1

1.Bake potatoes in Microwave until tender.

2.Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Slowly blend in flour with a wire whisk until thoroughly blended.

3.Gradually add milk to the butter-flour mixture, whisking constantly. Whisk in salt and pepper and simmer over low heat, stirring constantly.

4.Cut potatoes in small chunks. When milk mixture is very hot, whisk in potatos. Add green onion, sour cream and crumbled bacon. Heat thoroughly. Add cheese a little at a time until it is all melted in.

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