THE BEST potato soup recipe ever!

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Ingredients:

2 1/2 pounds baby red potatoes, sliced into small bite sized pieces

1/2 regular package uncooked bacon,

finely diced 1 medium onion,diced

1/4 bunch celery, diced

8 cups milk

4 cups water

4 chicken bullion cubes (use a cup of the hot potato water to dissolve, then use the cup of hot water in place of one of the above cups of water)

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

3/4 cup salted butter

3/4 cup flour

1/4 bunch freshly chopped parsley

1 cup whipping cream

***For garnish:*** Shredded cheese fried bacon bits chopped green onions

Directions: In large pot, boil potatoes in water 10 minutes. Drain and set aside. In sauté pan, cook bacon until crisp. Drain bacon fat and place on paper towel over plate to drain more. Add onion and celery to bacon pan over medium-high heat until celery is tender, about 5 minutes. To the large potato pan, add milk, water, bullion, salt and pepper. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture is very hot, about 8 minutes, stirring often. Do not let mixture boil. In small, heavy saucepan melt butter. Add flour and mix well. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture bubbles, stirring 2 to 3 minutes to make a roux. While constantly stirring soup, add roux slowly until soup is thick and creamy, about 4 minutes. Stir in parsley, reserved potatoes, and cream. Garnish with cheese, bacon bits, onions or all three.

Serve hot!

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GARLIC, LEMON CHICKEN WITH RED POTATOES and GREEN BEANS

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Gluten free. Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly and so simple to make

INGREDIENTS
6 tablespoons olive oil
2 lemons, 1 thinly sliced, 1 juiced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3/4 pound trimmed green beans
8 small red potatoes, quartered
4 chicken breasts

DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 400°F ( 180). Coat a large baking dish or cast-iron skillet with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Arrange the lemon slices in a single layer in the bottom of the dish or skillet.

In a large bowl, combine the remaining oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper; add the chicken, green beans and potatoes and toss to coat. Pour this mix into the pan and spread around evenly.

Roast for 50 minutes or until cooked through. Serve warm.