Now that it's officially Fall, you are going to want to try this week's What's Cookin' recipe!  Brooklyn Maple, with Kentucky Legend, is serving up a Crock-Pot recipe that is hearty and delicious.  It's Kentucky Legend's Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup!  Here's how to make it.

Kentucky Legend

SLOW COOKER LOADED POTATO SOUP

2 cups diced Kentucky Legend Quarter Sliced Ham, divided

6 russet potatoes, peeled and chopped

4 green onions, divided

1 onion, chopped

2 tbsp butter, cut into cubes

1 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 tsp each salt and pepper

5 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided

3 tbsp all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

1 cup 35% heavy cream

1/2 cup sour cream

Directions:

  1. In slow cooker, combine half of the ham, potatoes, half of the green onions, onion, butter, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper; pour in 5 cups broth. Whisk together flour and remaining broth until smooth. Stir into soup.
  2. Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours or until potatoes are very tender; mash soup or blend using immersion blender until smooth. Stir in 1 cup cheese and cream.
  3. Divide soup among 8 bowls. Top with dollop of sour cream, remaining cheese, remaining green onions and ham.

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