BEST OF RECIPE OF THE DAY: HEARTY POTATO & CHEDDAR WITH BACON SOUP

09/18/2012 8:00 AM

09/18/2012 8:13 AM

This week, we're sharing the greatest hits from Recipe of the Day's lifespan. Today's is a hearty recipe perfect for a cool fall day that comes from Wolfgang Puck.

INGREDIENTS

1/4 lb smoked sliced bacon, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup butter
2 small leeks, trimmed, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 carrot, peeled, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup flour
6 cups chicken stock
3 lbs Idaho potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 lb Vermont Sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
1/3 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 cup heavy cream

Get the full recipe here.

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