Baked Potato Soup

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Recipe: #35709

September 17, 2020

"A hearty soup for fall"

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (561.3 g)
  • Calories 595.9
  • Total Fat - 32 g
  • Saturated Fat - 17.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 90.4 mg
  • Sodium - 1456.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 51.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7 g
  • Sugars - 4.5 g
  • Protein - 27 g
  • Calcium - 507.6 mg
  • Iron - 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 26.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cut the bacon into squares and cook low and slow until crisp. Meanwhile, submerge diced russet potatoes in 1 inch of water. Add salt and boil gently for about 10 minutes or until fork tender.

Step 2

Drain the potatoes. Gently mash and set aside.

Step 3

Leave 1 tablespoons of bacon drippings in the pot. Add the onions and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the butter and garlic and cook for 1 more minute.

Step 4

Stir in flour, mix and cook for 1 full minute to cook off the raw flour taste.

Step 5

Add the chicken broth, then the half and half. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer. Add the potatoes. Mix in the sour cream and some pepper.

Step 6

Remove from heat. Gradually sprinkle in the shredded cheese. Stir until combined. Add the bacon and chives and serve! Note that the soup will continue to thicken as it stands.


No special items needed.

6 Reviews

dienia b

Really good .liked this very warm


review by:
(21 Feb 2022)


Tastes delicious! Cut everything in half and happened to notice that 4 slices of bacon (regular thickness) actually weighed 107 grams. But I used all 4 slices anyway!


review by:
(4 Apr 2021)


Excellent Potato Soup! So quick to make and absolutely divine. Going into my favorites file!! Thanks for sharing!


review by:
(21 Feb 2021)


This soup is so good and delicious. On this cold snowy wintry day it was perfect. Amounts and directions were great. I will definitely make this again.


review by:
(15 Feb 2021)


10 Stars! Like lazyme, I left some chunks of potatoes also. Easy to make and very flavorful.


review by:
(5 Nov 2020)


Yummy comforting soup. I made this according to directions except that I only mashed 1/2 of the potatoes. I left the others in chunks since I like to taste the chunks in the soup. Simple and especially good on a cold, wet, windy day. Thanks for sharing, Michele.


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(12 Oct 2020)

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