3 tablespoons butter
1 large Vidalia onion, chopped
2 tablespoons flour
6 cups hot water
1 tablespoon Better than Bouillon Chicken Base
1/2 pound bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
6 large Yukon potatoes, peeled 3 potatoes diced and 3 potatoes finely grated
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon white pepper
1/4 teaspoon basil
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 green onions, sliced thin
  • Whisk together the hot water and bouillon base.
  • Melt butter in a skillet and saute onion until tender.
  • Stir in flour until golden.
  • Gradually add 1 cup of the broth.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Cook and stir until thickened.
  • Transfer to slow cooker.
  • Add the remaining broth and blend well.
  • Add in the bacon, potatoes, salt, pepper, basil and thyme.
  • Cook on low 6-8 hours or until potatoes are tender.
  • Stir in heavy and sour cream and heat through.
  • Garnish each bowl with green onions and cheese.
  • Serve with buttermilk biscuits and maple honey.


Jona said...

That looks wonderful. And your biscuits look fantastic. Are those your Sour Cream Biscuits? I would love to know how you make your biscuits. Mine never look that good.

~3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

They are buttermilk biscuits and I'm a diehard "must use a biscuit cutter" baker because my free form are always lopsided.

~3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

here's the recipe for the buttermilk biscuits http://www.3sidesofcrazy.com/2008/10/woohoo-long-awaited-bread-round-up-is.html

MrsSpock said...

I have been craving this so much lately! Might just make some tomorrow!