*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Baked Potato Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Creosote’s Kitchen
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4      large         baking potatoes
      2/3  cup           flour
      2/3  cup           butter
    1 1/2  quarts        milk
    1      cup           sour cream
    4      each          green onions -- chopped
    6      oz            cheddar cheese -- grated
    1      pinch         salt/pepper
    2      cups          bacon -- crisped, cooked
 
 Heat oven to 450F degrees and bake the potatoes until fork tender (1 hour).
 Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Slowly blend in flour with a wire whisk
 until thoroughly blended, making a roux. Gradually add milk to the butter-
 flour mixture, whisking constantly. Whisk in salt and pepper and simmer over
 low heat, stirring constantly.   Cut potatoes in half, scoop out the meat and
 set aside. Chop half the potato peels and discard the remainder. When milk
 mixture is very hot, whisk in potato. Add green onion sand potato peels. Whisk
 well, add sour cream.. Heat thoroughly. Add cheese a little at a time until
 all is melted in. Serve. Top with crumbled bacon. 
 
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 NOTES : Posted to Fabfood 1/99