Description Edit

This recipe has a slight smokey flavor due to the Deli Bacon. Broccoli can be substituted for potatoes for cream of Broccoli Soup.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  • Empty cans of chicken broth in pot.
  • Add cubed potatoes and bring to a boil.
  • While potatoes are starting to cook pan fry Bacon until crisp and add bacon grease to Chicken and potato broth.
  • Crumble Bacon and add to broth.
  • Add diced Ham to broth (otpional).
  • In a sauce pan melt butter and add diced Onion, celery and carrots.
  • Pan fry until soft.
  • When potatoes are done add the celery, carrot and Onion mixture with butter to broth.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add about 1/4 to 1/2 of the quart of heavy cream.
  • Be careful not to have soup at a heavy boil or cream will curdle.
  • Add enough cream to make soup look creamy throughout.
  • Add Cheese (optional).
  • Mix corn starch with very cold water and add to soup.
  • Continue medium boil until soup thickens.
  • If it isn't thick enough repeat corn starch and add slowly.
  • Remove from heat and enjoy.
  • Soup will thicken when it gets cold.
  • Can add milk or water to thin out.

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