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Homemade Potato Soup


  • 3 large potato baking size cubed - (1 1/2 inch)
  • 4 slices of bacon cut into 2 inch length pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 whole yellow or sweet onion roughy chopped
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon Herbes de Provence
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 cup chopped ham optional


  1. In a large pot sautee the onion and bacon with the olive oil until lightly carmelized.
  2. Add the chicken broth and potatoes, lower heat and simmer until potatoes are done.
  3. Add the heavy cream and butter, stir until combined.
  4. With a stick blender lightly blend the soup - you will want to leave some potatoes whole.
  5. Add herbes de Provence, sour cream and chopped ham. Bring to a boil and serve.