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Smoked Baked Potato Soup

Smoked Baked Potato Soup

By Traeger Kitchen

Skip the potato bar, this comforting soup combines it all in every bite.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

1 Hr
30 Min

Pellets

Apple

Ingredients

This recipe serves:

6

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Units of Measurement:
main
6 Large russet potatoes
12 Ounce bacon
4 Tablespoon butter
1 Small onion, diced
1/4 Cup flour
4 Cup milk
1 Can chicken stock
1 Teaspoon onion powder
1 Teaspoon garlic powder
2 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup sour cream

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 2

    Poke potatoes with a fork and place directly onto grill grate. Cook for 1 hour. At the same time, cook bacon on a baking sheet for about 20 minutes; remove, cool and cut into 1/2” pieces.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

    01:00

  • 3

    Once potatoes are done, remove and allow to cool for 15 minutes. Carefully peel potatoes and cut into 1” pieces. Set aside.

  • 4

    Heat butter in a large dutch oven. When melted and bubbly, add the onion and sauté until translucent, 5-7 minutes.

  • 5

    Add flour to the butter and onion mixture and sauté for 1 minute before slowly adding the milk and chicken stock, 1/2 cup at a time. When all the liquid is incorporated, add the onion powder, garlic powder, and 2 tsp salt.

  • 6

    Place the potato pieces into the soup and mash with a potato masher until incorporated but still a little chunky. Add the sour cream and 3/4 of the bacon, reserving some for garnish.

  • 7

    Garnish soup with additional ingredients and serve warm. Enjoy!

  • 8

    This recipe was provided by our friends Natalie Mortimer & Holly Erickson from The Modern Proper. Check out more of their recipes and photos on their Instagram @themodernproper.

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