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Favourite Baked Potato Soup with all the Fixins (Illustration)

Spice up your potato soup with sour cream, bacon, Old Cheddar and green onions!

Servings

8

Prep Time

15 min

Cook Time

30 min

Baked Potato Soup with all the Fixins

Ingredients
  • 3 cups grated Black Diamond Old Coloured Cheddar
  • 2 Tbsp Lactantia Unsalted Butter
  • 4 large or 5 medium peeled and cut into chunks Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 2 white part only cleaned and sliced Leeks
  • 4 cups Chicken stock
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
Garnish:
  • 8 Tbsp Sour cream
  • 3, sliced on the bias Green onions
  • 6 slices, cooked and chopped Bacon
Preparation
  1. In a large pot, on medium high heat, melt the Lactantia Unsalted Butter.
  2. Add in the leeks and stir for 2 - 3 minutes, to release juices.
  3. Add in the potatoes, the chicken stock, water, salt and pepper, and bring to a boil.
  4. Lower the heat to a simmer, and cook with the lid off, for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, and place soup in a blender or food processor to puree it. For extra smoothness pass through a sieve.
  6. Place soup back in the pot and on medium heat add 1 cup of Black Diamond Old Cheddar cheese and cook until melted througout.
How to build the soup:
  1. Serve each soup in a wide shallow bowl. Garnish the soup in this order: A dollop of sour cream, followed by 1 full Tablespoon of bacon, 1/4 cup of grated Black Diamond Old Cheddar cheese, and a tsp of green onions.
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