November 2, 2007

Baked potato soup

4 large baking potatoes
2/3 cup butter
2/3 cup flour
6 cups milk
3/4 t salt
1/2 t pepper
4 green onions chopped
1 1/4 c shredded cheddear cheese
1 8 oz sour cream
1/2 cup bacon chopped

Wash and bake pototoes for 1 hour at 400
Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out center. Discard skins or make potatoe skins with them
Melt butter in a heavy large saucepan over low heat, then add flour stir until smooth
Add milk and continue to cook on mediun stirring constantly until thickened and bubbly
Add potato pulp, salt, pepper, chopped onions, bacon and cheese
Cook until heated all the way. Add sour cream.

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