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Homemade Potato Soup - Recipe

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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Homemade Potato Soup Recipe
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.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
-8 slices bacon, diced
-3 stalks celery, diced
-1 onion, diced
-3 cloves garlic, minced
-8 potatoes, peeled, diced
-4 cups chicken broth
-3 tablespoons butter
-1/4 cup flour
-1 cup milk
-1 teaspoon dried tarragon
- salt and pepper, to taste