Poor Boys Potato & Cheese Soup Recipe

I live in South Texas and this has been the craziest weather I have ever seen. First we had a hurricane in August, then snow in November. Today the whole state of Texas is shut down because of the freezing weather! Schools are closed and offices every where. We cannot drive on ice or snow therefore we stay home when it gets this bad!

The wind is so bad the electricity is flashing. I decided to make something yummy, warm and quick!!

So I am throwing together one our favorite meals using what I have here in my pantry and refrigerator!

Poor Boy’s Potato & Soup Recipe:


1 Can of Chicken Broth

2 Cups of Water

6 slices of thick  bacon

5 to 6 potatoes

1 can cream of chicken

1 cup of sharp cheddar cheese

chopped green onion

1 tsp salt


Add broth and water, green onions, salt and potatoes. Boil till potatoes are soft. Do not drain, add cream of chicken and cheese and green onions and cooked bacon. Simmer till cheese is melted about 10 minutes.

Save some green onion, shredded cheese and bacon bits for topping.

I always freeze left over french bread so I am going to slice that up and add garlic powder, salt and butter then toast it..


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