Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates more than 520 full-service, family restaurants in 22 states, mainly in the east north central, mid-Atlantic, and southern regions of the United States. Most of these operate under the Bob Evans Restaurant banner. About 83 percent of the company's revenues are generated by its restaurant operations. The remaining sales come from Bob Evans's food products operations. The company produces and distributes fresh, smoked, and fully cooked pork sausage and ham products under the Bob Evans, Owens Country Sausage, and Country Creek Farm brands, as well as a variety of other complementary food items sold in the refrigerated and frozen sections of grocery stores. The company's food products are distributed through more than 15,000 grocery stores in 30 states.
Chunky Potato Soup
CHUNKY POTATO SOUP
Bob Evans Recipe
3 slices Bob Evans Hardwood Smoked Bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 (20 oz) package Bob Evans Diced Seasoned Home Fries
1 small leek, white part only, diced
2 (14.5 oz) cans chicken broth
2 cups whole milk
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 teaspoon parsley flakes
In large saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove and set aside. In bacon drippings, saute leeks until softened, approximately 3 minutes. Add potatoes and chicken broth. Cover and bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, approximately 15 minutes. Lightly mash with a potato masher. Add milk, corn, parsley and reserved bacon. Heat until hot, about 5 minutes. Refrigerate leftovers.