Sunday, February 1, 2009

My Favorite Soup

On a freezing winter day, which has been EVERY day for the past 2 months, I love to make Easy Baked Potato Soup. If you are looking for some warm comfort on these chilly days give this a try:

3 to 4 medium baking potatoes, baked

5 bacon strips, diced

2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of potato soup, undiluted

1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted

3-1/2 cups milk

2 teaspoons garlic powder

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Dash Liquid Smoke, optional

1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream

Shredded cheddar cheese

Peel and dice the baked potatoes; set aside. In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1-1/2 teaspoons drippings.

Add the soups, milk, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, pepper, Liquid Smoke if desired and reserved potatoes to the drippings. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Stir in sour cream, cook for 1-2 minutes or until heated through (do not boil). Garnish with cheddar cheese and bacon. Yield: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).
For another great soup recipe check out A Listmaker's Life


  1. Oh yum-o, this looks and sound great as well as easy. My kiddo loves potatoes so she may even eat this! Thanks for sharing at A Listmaker's Life. That's how I found you!

  2. This soup looks fantastic to me! Thanks for sharing your recipe & joining my fun.
    That was really neat that the church surprised you with the cake.