Get done all those things you've been putting aside until the cold weather lifts, and set your family up for a nutritious, low-maintenance meal in the meantime.
6 large russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 inch
1 large onion, chopped
3 (14 oz) can chicken broth
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tab. butter
2 1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/4 tsp. pepper
1 cup 1/2 and 1/2
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
3 tab. chives
1 8 oz. container of sour cream
1/2 cup Real Bacon Bits
Combine first 6 ingredients in slow cooker.
Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours until potatoes are tender.
Mash potato soup with potato masher. Allow for bits and cubes. Add 1/2 and 1/2, and cheese. Stir well.
Top with optional ingredients before serving.