Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon

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I love this Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon!  It is perfect on a cold winter day!

Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon
  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • ⅛ tsp dried thyme
  • 3 baking potatoes, peeled and cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 3½ cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh chives
  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook bacon, stirring occasionally until crisp.
  2. Transfer to paper towels and drain.
  3. When cool crumble the bacon.
  4. Discard all but 2 Tbsp fat and return to pot to medium heat.
  5. Add garlic, onion, and thyme and saute' until onion is soft, about 7 minutes.
  6. Add potatoes and broth; bring to boil.
  7. Reduce heat to low simmer until potatoes are tender, 12-15 minutes.
  8. Working in batches, process in blender with sour cream until smooth.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Ladle soup and top with chives and bacon.



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