To warm you up...

I am not a huge soup kinda person but this soup is wonderful! Loaded potato soup...mmm. This is yummy and filling...serve it with warm bread for a simple and lovely meal. :)

Loaded Potato Soup

3lbs Red Potatoes
1/4 c butter or mar, melted
1/4 c flour
8 c half and half (I did not say it was super healthy). :)
1 16oz block of Velveeta (see)
few dashes white pepper
garlic powder to taste
1 tsp Tabasco
good bacon bits (not those dried up gnarly ones)
cheddar cheese

1. Dice unpeeled potatoes, place in large pot, cover with water and bring to a boil, boil until cooked through. In a separate large pot, combine melted butter and flour, mixing until smooth. Place over low heat and gradually add half and half, stirring constantly. Stir until smooth and begins to thicken.
2. Add cubed Velveeta and stir until melted and combined with half and half.
3. Drain potatoes and add to cream mixture. Stir in pepper, garlic powder and tobasco.
4. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring often, for 30 minutes.
5. Serve in bowls with cheddar and bacon sprinkled on top. :)

If you find that soup is sticking to the bottom of pot (this ALWAYS happens to me)...do NOT scrape the bottom as you stir so that you don't mix burned parts into the soup.

Hope you enjoy! :)

Here is a link to Rice Krispie treats recipe...I just used this recipe for Moses cake and pressed it into a bunt pan that was sprayed with cooking spray...next time I plan to double the recipe for a larger cake. :)

Thought question for the day...if you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I would make it possible for me to thrive on less sleep. :)
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7 comments:

Polka Dot Moon said...

OH MY!!! I'm drooling over your recipes! I've missed the last couple of posts and am now just catching up.

I must make the Pumpkin Pie Bars and the soup - minus the bacon now that I'm back on the veggie wagon ;)

Mummy McTavish said...

Thanks for the krispie link! Changing one thing- I think I would stop the tantrums. They aren't getting anyone anywhere!

yeahexceptfornot said...

This looks so delicious! I love warm potato soup in the winter, just perfect!

Just me.....Shelly said...

mmm, this looks like the perfect dinner for this weekend!! THANK YOU for sharing!

Simply Me... said...

Just wanted you to know my hubby got a job and he starts Monday we are so happy thank you for your prayers, God is so good!

Lanny :o)

Julie said...

I am going to bookmark this for the day in the far future when it is below 90 degrees here. Yummy.

Alea said...

Yum! I think I'm going to make this later in the week, but did that really say 8 CUPS of half and Half?!?!

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