4 slices bacon or Fakin bacon, chopped
2 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, chopped
4 tablespoons flour
1 quart chicken or vegetable broth
2 cups mashed potatoes
8 oz cheddar cheese, shredded
sea salt and white pepper
- In a soup pot, cook bacon until crisp. (Add a little oil to the pan if cooking Fakin Bacon.) Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate.
- Melt butter in pot, add the onion and cook about 5minutes. Sprinkle flour over onions and cook for one minute, stirring constantly. Whisk in the broth and bring to a boil. Simmer for about 2 minutes. Stir in mashed potatoes, bacon, and cheddar cheese and cook until potatoes are heated and cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper.