Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Lunch

This hot soup is packed with flavour and perfect for cool winter days.

  • Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Makes 6 servings

Rating: 0 Stars

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb750 gRusset potatoes, peeled and cubed
6 6 Bacon, strips, chopped and divided
1 1 Onion, finely chopped
1 1 Celery Stalks, finely chopped
1/2 tsp2 mLSalt
1/2 tsp2 mLPepper
1/4 tsp1 mLDried Thyme Leaves
1 1/2 cups375 mLGAY LEA - Regular Sour Cream
1/2 cup125 mLSodium Reduced Chicken Broth
2 cups500 mLMilk
1/2 cup125 mLGreen Onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup125 mLIvanhoe Old Cheddar, shredded
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Instructions

  1. Place potatoes in medium saucepan and cover with cold water; season with salt to taste. Bring water to boil and cook for 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender; drain well. Mash potatoes until smooth and fluffy. Beat in sour cream with an electric hand mixer.
  2. Meanwhile, set medium skillet on medium heat. Add half of bacon, onion, celery, salt, pepper and thyme. Cook for 10 minutes or until browned and very soft.
  3. Purée bacon mixture with broth using a blender or food processor. Transfer potato mixture to clean saucepan, whisk in milk, and then set on medium heat.
  4. Meanwhile, cook remaining bacon until very crisp. Garnish each bowl with green onion, cheese, remaining bacon and small dollop of sour cream.
  • Use an electric mixer to incorporate potato into soup.
This recipe is one of 150 featured exclusively in our cookbook, Our Table.
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Ingredients

1 1/2 lb750 gRusset potatoes, peeled and cubed
6 6 Bacon, strips, chopped and divided
1 1 Onion, finely chopped
1 1 Celery Stalks, finely chopped
1/2 tsp2 mLSalt
1/2 tsp2 mLPepper
1/4 tsp1 mLDried Thyme Leaves
1 1/2 cups375 mLGAY LEA - Regular Sour Cream
1/2 cup125 mLSodium Reduced Chicken Broth
2 cups500 mLMilk
1/2 cup125 mLGreen Onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup125 mLIvanhoe Old Cheddar, shredded
Add to Shopping List

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