Bacon and Potato Soup

Ok so this soup may not having been the easiest to photograph since the color palette isn't the prettiest, but it was so good! I have always loved loaded potato soup with all the fixin's, but I wanted something similar without all the calories.

This soup has so much flavor for being a basic broth soup and it's perfect any time of the year. I loved the addition of the bacon and cheese to the individual portions so everyone can personalize their own. I added a dollop of sour cream to mine and loved it!

In other words, your family will love this easy and tasty soup. Be sure to give it a try!

Bacon and Potato Soup
Adapted from All Recipes
Makes 4-6 servings
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 tsp. oil
1 cup carrots, chopped
1 tsp. garlic, minced
4 cups chicken broth
3 small red potatoes, cubed
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
sour cream, optional

1. Add oil to a large saucepan and turn heat to medium-high. Add onion and carrots and sauté 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
2. Stir in chicken broth, potatoes, salt and pepper; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender, about 10-15 minutes.
3. Top individual bowls of soup with bacon, cheese and sour cream if desired.

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