Swiss Potato Soup Recipe


• 5 bacon strips, diced

• 1 medium onion, chopped

• 2 cups water

• 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed

• 1-1/2 teaspoons salt

• 1/8 teaspoon pepper

• 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

• 2 cups 2% milk

• 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese


• 1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp; remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings.

• 2. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Add water, potatoes, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until potatoes are tender, about 12 minutes.

• 3. Combine flour and milk until smooth; gradually stir into potato mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese until melted. Sprinkle with bacon.