Creamy Potato Soup

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 3potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1onion, chopped
  • 1carrot, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • water to cover
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    In a large saucepan cook bacon until crisp.Set bacon aside, along with 3 tablespoons of bacon drippings.

    Advertisement

  • Step 2

    Add potatoes, onion, carrot and celery to drippings.Add enough water to cover vegetables and cook over low heat until tender, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 3

    Stir in milk, salt and pepper.Bring to a boil.

  • Step 4

    In separate bowl, stir together sour cream, flour and paprika.Gradually stir 1 cup of hot soup mixture into sour cream mixture.

  • Step 5

    Pour sour cream mixture into soup mixture.Cook until small bubbles break soups service.Top with chopped bacon pieces.

  • Source: Read Full Article