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Use your blender for this easy potato soup that gets its creaminess from the addition of sour cream and savory flavor from bacon, onion and garlic.

Recipe by MyRecipes November 2009

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Credit: Kana Okada; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Serves 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, cook bacon, stirring occasionally, until crisp and browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to paper towels to drain. When cool enough to handle, crumble.

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  • Discard all but 2 Tbsp. fat and return pot to medium heat. Add onion, garlic and thyme and sauté until onion is soft, about 7 minutes. Add potatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer until potatoes are tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Working in batches, process in blender with sour cream until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Ladle soup into bowls and top with chives and bacon.

Nutrition Facts

275 calories; fat 13g; saturated fat 7g; protein 10g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 42mg; sodium 877mg.
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