Restaurant-Quality Baked Potato Soup

Restaurant-Quality Baked Potato Soup

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MARBALET 46

"This is a great baked potato soup. It tastes so good you will think you are in a restaurant and not in your own kitchen."

Ingredients

1 h 45 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 492 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 492 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 29.2 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 21 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 1419 mg
  • 57%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Bake potatoes for 1 hour, or until done. Set aside to cool.
  2. Melt butter in a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat. Saute onions until tender and golden brown. Stir in flour, and cook 5 minutes to make a roux. Pour in chicken stock and water. Add cornstarch and mashed potato flakes. Season with salt, pepper, basil and thyme. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the skin from the cooled potatoes, and discard. Dice the potatoes into 1/2 inch cubes, and stir into soup, along with the half-and-half. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until thick. Spoon into bowls, and garnish with shredded cheese, bacon and chopped green onion.
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I am a professional chef who works as a Child Nutritionist with the Homewood City Shcool System in Birmingham, Alabama, and am always looking for different things to go on a school lunch progr...

I've tried several baked potato soup recipes, but this is the best. Its names holds true- it tastes very much like the soup you can get in a restaurant (even better than some restaurants if you...

This soup would be so much better without the instant mashed potatoes. It turned out way too thick and the most dominant flavor is the taste of "fake" potatoes. I won't be making this one agai...