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  • 6 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 6 potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup instant mashed potato flakes
  • 1 cup half-and-half


Saute bacon and onions, in a medium saute pan, until browned. Set aside.

Over low heat, in a medium sauce pan, cook flour until pasty. Slowly add chicken broth and bring to a boil.

Stir in bacon and onion mixture, potatoes, and instant potatoes. Simmer for 30 minutes and then blend in half and half. Serve.