Homemade Potato Soup Recipe

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If you like loaded baked potatoes, you're going to love this soup! It is full of flavor and comfort. With bacon cooked in with the potatoes, onion and celery, it's a sure-fire hit.
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  • 8 bacon, diced
  • 3 celery, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 garlic, minced
  • 8 potatoes, peeled, diced
  • 4 chicken broth
  • 3 butter
  • 1/4 flour
  • 1 milk
  • 1 dried tarragon
  • salt and pepper, to taste
In a soup pot, cook diced bacon until crispy; remove bacon, leaving bacon grease.

Add celery and onions and cook over medium heat until soft.

Add garlic and cook 1-2 minutes.

Add potatoes and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add bacon and chicken stock to cover potatoes. Simmer, covered, until potatoes are cooked and soft.

Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour and cook 1-2 minutes. Add milk and tarragon. Bring to a boil and, stirring contantly, cook until thickened. Remove from heat.

Add thickened sauce to cooked potato mixture. Blend half of this mixture in a food processor, if desired. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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"My family LOVED this soup! It was actually pretty easy to make, once all the slicing and dicing was done."
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