*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Baked Potato Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4       Lg           Potatoes
      2/3   C            Butter
      2/3   C            Flour
    1 1/2   Qt           Milk
                         Salt and Pepper
    4                    Green onions
    1       C            Sour cream
    2       C            Crisp-cooked bacon -- Crumbled
    5       Oz           Grated Cheddar Cheese
 
 Heat oven to 350 degrees and bake the potatoes until for tender.  Melt butter 
 in a medium saucepan.  Slowly blend in flour with a wire whisk until thoroughly
 blended.  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 and potato peels.  Whisk well,  add sour cream and crumbled 
 bacon.  Heat thoroughly.  Add cheese a  little at a time until it is all 
 melted in. Serve with crusty French Bread and fresh butter.
  
 
 
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