I made this for dinner the other night. It was easy to make but took a bit of time which was worth it! Just go slow and follow the directions carefully and you will be rewarded for your time and effort.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
6 cups chicken broth
2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
2/3 cup butter
3/4 cup flour
4 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 cup diced cooked ham
1 cup crumbled real bacon (from Costco bag)
8 oz sour cream
2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 In 12″ skillet, cook onion in olive oil until tender.
2 In 6 quart Dutch oven, mix onion, broth and potatoes. Heat to boiling, reduce heat and cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
3 Meanwhile, in same skillet, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour with whisk until smooth. Cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in 2 cups milk. Pour milk into potato mixture. Add remaining 2 cups milk and salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with whisk, until mixture is thick and bubbly.
4 Stir in ham, bacon, sour cream, and 2 cups cheese. Cook until heated through and cheese is melted. Top individual servings with more bacon and cheese if desired.
recipe from Betty Crocker
It sounds delicious especially now that it is getting cooler.
It was delicious!