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Alaska Potato Soup

Kraft Memeber Recipe
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Makes: 6 servings Total Time: 1 hr
Category: Soups/Chilis Sub Category: Soups & Stews

what you need
  • 6 to 8 medium potatoes, cut into bite sized chunks
  • 1 pound bacon
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced thinly
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 6 to 8 cups milk, divided
  • 4 tablespoons chicken soup base
  • 3 to 4 cups mild cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
make it
Boil potatoes until done. Drain.

In skillet, fry bacon until crisp. Remove and drain on a paper towel. Reserve two tablespoons of bacon fat and saute the carrots, celery, and onion until tender.

Add sauteed veggies to potatoes in large Dutch oven. Mix the flour with remaining bacon fat and stir for a minute or so. Add 1 cup of milk and the soup base, stirring until smooth. Pour over potatoes.

Add remaining milk. Simmer until hot. Add cheese and stir until melted. Add salt and pepper to taste.
A hearty soup for a cold Alaskan night!
Average Rating  (2)
Rated  by a cook on 11/30/2009 I have been looking for this receipe for two years. Will let you know how my family reacts. They are very picky and this receipe reminds my of my grandmothers. Good but simple!
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