Baked Potato Soup

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Baked Potato Soup

This Baked Potato Soup has all the flavors of a loaded baked potato in a rich, creamy soup and it is pure comfort food on a cold, winter night. Sour cream, bacon, cheese, and green onions. It is pure yumminess in a bowl.

Baked Potato Soup

Serve with some crusty bread and a tossed salad for a delicious and comforting soup supper. The bread in the picture is some frozen bread that tastes just like Outback’s bread. I absolutely love it. It’s Harris Teeter brand bread if you have Harris Teeter stores near you. But watch out. It’s addicting.

I leave out the bacon and sub vegetable broth for chicken broth to make a vegetarian Baked Potato Soup for my daughter.

Baked Potato Soup

This recipe is a little different from most baked potato soup recipes in that there’s actually no baked potato used in it. The potatoes are diced and cooked right in the soup. So technically I guess it should just be called Potato Soup. But either way, it isΒ  super yummy and easy.

Baked Potato Soup

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Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup

Creamy Baked Potato Soup topped with cheese and bacon.
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Soup
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon flour
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
  • 3/4 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • additional cheese and green onion for garnish

Instructions

  • Cook bacon in a Dutch oven until crisp. Remove bacon and crumble.
  • Cook diced sweet onion in bacon drippings for 1 minute. Add green onions and cook 1 more minute.
  • Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Gradually add chicken broth, whisking constantly.
  • Add potatoes, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are soft.
  • Stir in cream and sour cream. Add cheese and stir until melted. Remove from heat.
  • Ladle into bowls and top with crumbled bacon, cheese, and sliced green onions.

Baked Potato Soup

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27 thoughts on “Baked Potato Soup

  1. This is SO perfect. Saturday I had lunch at the Cheesecake Factory in Seattle. I love soup and the soup of the day was baked potato. I wanted it!!!! But come on, ya can’t just eat soup at the Cheesecake Factory. So presto—-a tested recipe! Geez I wish it was ready now. It’s lunch time and I am famished.

  2. This meal is the way to my heart — that soup looks so good! I used to love the Outbacks bread when I used to go there – it might’ve been my favorite part. Ha. Delicious meal, Christin!

  3. This soup looks so nice and warming πŸ™‚ I wish I was not the only one eating soups at home..even if it’s very good, it is just not worth making such soup for myself and then eat it for few weeks:)

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