Bistro Style - Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Ingredients

1 Baked Potato Soup Mix
4 cups water
1-1/2 cups milk
1 can diced potatoes (optional)
8 oz shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup bacon bits
2 Tbs chives or sliced green onion

Directions

Combine Baked Potato Soup Mix with water and milk. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. If adding potatoes, add them at this time. Simmer another 5-10 minutes. Top each serving with cheddar cheese, bacon bits, and chives.