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August 19, 2010

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

8 potatoes (peeled & diced)
1 large yellow onion (chopped)
1lb bacon
2-3c cooked broccoli (i used leftovers from last nights dinner...it was covered in shredded cheddar cheese)
2ish qts of milk (2qts of water/chicken broth plus 1.5c powdered milk)
2c shredded cheddar cheese
Roux....made from bacon grease & flour.

Put potatoes in the crock pot.
Add broccoli.
Add milk.
Sautee onion & add.
Bake bacon in oven & chop into pieces once crispy.
Add bacon.
Add cheese.
Cook in crock pot for a while.
Add roux to thicken.

I know...lack of directions and real measurements. Whatever! Its the basic concept.
Ladle into bowls and top with cool sour cream & chopped green onions...plus fresh cracked black pepper. Yum.

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