Boil potatoes in a large pot until tender
While potatoes & boiling, saute onion, zucchini & chilis for about 8 minutes. Add garlic & continue to saute for a couple more minutes
Add flour & cook for 1 minute.
Slowly add in 1 cup broth & scrape the sides of the pan.
Add in remaining broth & simmer.
Add cheese into the soup mixture.
Once potatoes are done, drain & rough mash with handheld potato masher or fork.
Add potatoes to soup mixture.
Add half and half & then salt and pepper to taste
Let simmer about 5 minutes.
Stir in half the crumbled bacon. Serve with additional bacon & more grated cheese