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Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon

I love this Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon!  It is perfect on a cold winter day!

Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon

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  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1/8 tsp dried thyme
  • 3 baking potatoes peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh chives


  • In a large pot over medium heat, cook bacon, stirring occasionally until crisp.
  • Transfer to paper towels and drain.
  • When cool crumble the bacon.
  • Discard all but 2 Tbsp fat and return to pot to medium heat.
  • Add garlic, onion, and thyme and saute' until onion is soft, about 7 minutes.
  • Add potatoes and broth; bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat to low simmer until potatoes are tender, 12-15 minutes.
  • Working in batches, process in blender with sour cream until smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Ladle soup and top with chives and bacon.
Author: Shelley@StockpilingMoms

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