Baked Potato Soup V

Ingredients

  • 9baking potatoes
  • ⅔ cup butter
  • ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups whole milk
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup bacon bits, divided
  • 4green onions, chopped
  • 10 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Prick potatoes with a fork and cook in the microwave, 3 or 4 at a time, and scoop out the flesh (while the others are cooking).

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  • Step 2

    In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.Stir in flour and cook about a minute.Whisk in milk, a little at a time, stirring constantly until thickened.Stir in potatoes, salt, pepper, 1/3 cup bacon bits, 2 tablespoons green onions and most of the cheese.Cook until thoroughly heated.Stir in sour cream and heat through.Serve topped with remaining bacon, onions and cheese.

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