- 3 bacon strips, diced
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 2 large baked potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
- 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- Shredded Cheddar cheese
Saute onion and garlic in the drippings until tender.
Stir in flour, salt, basil and pepper; mix well.
Gradually add broth. Bring to boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes.
Add the potatoes, cream and hot pepper sauce; heat through but do not boil.
Garnish with bacon and cheese. Enjoy!