Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 10 medium potatoes

  2. 2 quarts water

  3. 1 large onion

  4. 1 cup heavy cream

  5. 3/4 cup Real Bacon Bits divided

  6. 2 cups Mild Cheddar Cheese divided

  7. 1/2 tsp salt

  8. 1/4 tsp pepper

  9. 1 cup sour cream

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Dice onion and sweat in a large pot over medium low heat 10 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. While onion is sweating peel and thinly slice potatoes. Add to the pot cover with 2 quarts water (or just enough to cover potatoes with 1/2 inch over). Bring to a low boil and cook until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Using a potato masher mash the potatoes until soupy with as much or as little "lumps" as you like. Add 1/2 cup bacon, salt and pepper. Temper cream by placing a ladel of soup in a bowl then adding the cream, stir. Add this to the soup and stir. Add 1 1/2 cups cheese and stir. Remove from heat. Ladle into bowls and garnish with, a dollop of sour cream, cheese and bacon. Yield: serves 8 Notes: Used Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Bits.


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