Potatoe Soup~ Cold Weather Comfort Foods

  You will need:
  • 9 potatoes pealed and diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 carrots diced small
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubed dissolved in 1/2 cup hot milk
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 slices bacon cooked crispy and crumbled
  • grated cheddar cheese
In a large pot melt butter, add onion and carrots until both are tender. Stirring frequently. Once they are tender. Whisk in flour and stir well, cooking for a minute, then add potatoes, milk and dissolved bouillon cubes. Cook over med heat until potatoes are soft about 20 minutes. Stir occassionally. When pototoes are soft, Add the half and half, salt and pepper. Cook for an additonal 15 mintutes and simmer until ready to serve. When ready to eat, serve in bowls and Serve with crumbled bacon and grated cheddar cheese on top.