I got this recipe from Lisa Brill at Spurwing Country Club as part of the annual Octoberfest that the Country Club does every year. It's a great soup and different from the average potato soup! Great winter-time soup.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Melt butter in a stockpot over medium heat; add onions, bacon, and bay leaf. Cook and stir the onion mixture until the onions are nearly clear, 5 to 7 minutes.

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  • Pour chicken broth into the pot; add potatoes, flour, marjoram, caraway seed, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

  • Stir sour cream into the soup; cook another 1 to 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

226 calories; 10.6 g total fat; 30 mg cholesterol; 1119 mg sodium. 27.1 g carbohydrates; 6.1 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
08/15/2016
The soup ended up with a very good flavor but was very runny. If I make it again I will make some changes; fry the bacon first so it is crispy and not rubbery; remove the bacon and fry the onions with the bacon grease and a little butter and make a roux for thickening Read More
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  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 4 stars
08/15/2016
The soup ended up with a very good flavor but was very runny. If I make it again I will make some changes; fry the bacon first so it is crispy and not rubbery; remove the bacon and fry the onions with the bacon grease and a little butter and make a roux for thickening Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/15/2016
The soup ended up with a very good flavor but was very runny. If I make it again I will make some changes; fry the bacon first so it is crispy and not rubbery; remove the bacon and fry the onions with the bacon grease and a little butter and make a roux for thickening Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/14/2015
Thought it was great! I used a little less broth than was called for; 6 cups total. Also substituted plain Greek yogurt for the sour cream. Everybody loved it! Thanks. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/22/2014
Super soup but could use alittle more creaminess Read More
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