Loaded Baked Potato Soup

4 medium potatoes; scrubbed & coarsely chopped
3 c chicken broth (or enough to cover the potatoes)
1 c milk
2 T Bacon pieces
4 oz bar cheddar cheese; shredded
2 T dried chives
1/4 c sour cream

  1. Place potatoes in a large pot, pour in enough broth to cover then add the milk
  2. Bring pot to a boil then reduce to a hard simmer & let cook 10 minutes
  3. Lightly crush boiled potatoes in broth with a potato masher or large wooden spoon
  4. Add half of the bacon, half of the cheese, & half of the chives
  5. Serve in individual bowls topped with the remaining bacon, cheese, chives, & sour cream.
For a meatless meal night, just omit the bacon!