The ultimate comfort food is transforming the flavors of a loaded baked potato into a rich, creamy, scrumptious soup. Swanson® broth provides the perfect savory base that’s enhanced by garlic, bacon and cheese. Sure to become a favorite you’re going to want to make a double batch and freeze some for another day. Click on “recipe tips” below for complete instructions.
cost per recipe: $9.29
The price is determined by the national average.
ounces bacon, diced (about 8 slices)
large russet potato (about 1 pound), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
tablespoons all-purpose flour
cloves garlic, minced
cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Organic Chicken Broth
cup shredded Cheddar cheese
cup half and half
green onion or fresh chives, chopped
Cook the bacon in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat until crisp, stirring often. Remove the bacon from the saucepan and drain on paper towels. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings.
Add the potatoes and chopped onion to the saucepan and cook for 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender-crisp, stirring occasionally. Add the flour and garlic and cook and stir for 1 minute.
Stir in the broth and cook until the mixture boils and thickens. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
Stir in half the bacon and half the cheese. Stir in the half and half and cook until hot. Season to taste. Top with the remaining bacon, remaining cheese and the green onions.