Monday, December 28, 2009


1 stick margarine
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup flour
3 cans evaporated milk
5 medium raw potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 potato "baked" in the microwave until soft
(peel and mash with a fork)
6 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
1-2 cups milk
salt and pepper

In a large heavy pot, melt margarine. Brown onion in margarine. Stir in flour to make a paste, cook paste for a minute or two. Pour in 1 can evaporated milk, whisking paste until smooth. Add the other 2 cans of evaporated milk Add smashed potato, bacon and cubed potatoes. Add enough milk to cover potatoes to desired thickness Salt and pepper to taste. Cook until potatoes are tender, stirring often to avoid sticking or scorching. After dishing into bowls, top with grated cheddar cheese or sour cream.

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