Potato, Cheese, and Bacon Soup {Foodie Friday}

October 11, 2013

Basically my family is completely perfect. Things are never cray at our house in the mornings. We are never late for church and my 14 month old constantly rocks it at eating her breakfast while never whining. #ummyeahright

I’m all about making Sundays a little bit easier; especially when it comes to lunch. Since the weather was freaking perfect for soup last weekend I decided to pull out my trusty Potato Cheese Bacon (BACON!) Soup recipe!

Because, yes in fact, things are very crazy at our house on Sunday mornings, I decided to do most of my prep the night before so that I could just toss everything in the crock pot and go.

This soup is ah-mah-zing. It is so filling and just has more pep than your average potato soup. It also freezes very well and makes quite a bit so be ready to freeze some if you are only making it for two.

A few notes: I used cream of mushroom instead of celery because it’s all I could find in the healthier brands. To make things even easier cook your bacon and chop it beforehand too! I did not and this took more time than I thought. I also used homemade chicken broth (Found the recipe here) that I had frozen into ice cubes so I’m not sure how much I used!

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2 cans or 16 ounces Chicken Broth
1 can Cream of Celery Soup
1 can Cream of Chicken Soup
1 (16-oz) pt. Half and Half
1 cup Chopped Cooked Bacon
1 cup Chopped Broccoli
1 (7-oz.) Bar of Pepper Jack Cheese Shredded
2-4 cups of Shredded Frozen Hash browns (I eyeball it here and add however much I want)
Season how you like (I used season salt, garlic powder, and Salt and Pepper)

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Combine all ingredients in crockpot and stir. Cook on HIGH for 2 ½ to 3 hours. Stir Occasionally.

And get ready for your house to smell amazing!

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AMYEKISAmy is almost 30. She loves her handsome husband, her sweetie-face one year old Emma (or Emmers as she likes to call her), and above all Jesus. She blogs about all three but not always in that order! Her husband is a student minister so their lives are filled with youth camps and lock-ins. They try to share their lives with their students and show them the gospel through their marriage and parenting. When she’s not wiping noses and teaching Sunday School she loves finding ways to live cleaner and healthier.  You can find her at Sunday Town.

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