Country Baked Potato Soup

This is real comfort food, not diet food! The flavors of the creamy sauce with the baked potatoes are married together so well that it's hard to put down. I prefer to put the crumbled bacon and cheese on top of the soup because it adds another layer of flavor, but you like yours combined, it may be done that way also.

(4.5, 53) 98% would make again

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Yield: 10 Ready in 45 minutes

Cuisine: American   Main Ingredient: Potato

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Omg this was awesome!! I made it for V day for my girlfriend and she loved it. This is a very good recipe and very filling meal!!
Seanhenne , 3 years ago
I halved the recipie, and it was fantastic, even with my lack of culinary skills! I would only suggest using less sour cream; even 1/4 cup seemed to overpower the other flavors.
motosada , 3 years ago
110% not a diet soup!! If i could rate it more than 5 stars I would! I had some trouble with adding the milk and not letting it burn, but luckily my mom was willing to help me. I ended up mashing the potatoes in with an old fashioned potato mashed and it made much smaller pieces AND thickened the soup. All in all a fantastic recipe
Alliekat27 , 3 years ago
Super good for a winter soup, little too much white pepper.
Kyliegilliam , 3 years ago
A little bland, I was so excited about this soup and a bit let down by all the good reviews. Without the cheese and bacon it would have been much worse though. Maybe I will make it again and add some extra seasoning to it...
realtorjparker , 3 years ago
Very good recipe. I think next time I will cut back a little on the pepper. I also topped with chives and added carrots and celery to the soup mix. Overall, the family liked!
mjcmama , 3 years ago
Except for the fact that I scorched it, this soup was pretty good and relatively easy to make. If you are wondering how much it makes, let me just say don't bother doubling it unless you're feeding an army! I am accustomed to doubling recipes for my family of nine, so I tried it with the soup. I ended up not able to fit all of the potatoes into my 7 quart dutch oven, and I had a TON of leftover soup! Making the recipe as is would have been just fine!
Sioleabha , 4 years ago
Excellent! Not too peppery for our family. My 20 month old son liked it too. I was looking for a great recipe of this and we have found it. Thanks!
Arvan43 , 4 years ago
Msentell , 4 years ago
I halved the recipe; I forgot to add the sour cream, and it was still tasty!
brettnleosmom , 4 years ago
I halved the recipe. Subbed scallions for green onions and cooked in butter before adding the flour. It was a little strong on the sour cream for my personal taste but the family loved it.
cadd1122 , 4 years ago
My whole family loves potato soup. ... We may even be potato soup snobs! This is by far the best, and the fastest potato soup I've ever made. The whole family raved! This will go in the "family favorites" recipe box!!!
Kriston , 4 years ago
I made this tonight. Fantastic. I also added some simmered diced celery, onion and carrots. Reduced the white pepper just a tad. But I would definitely make this again.
BoyzOma , 4 years ago
I added more bacon in the soup, nice and thick and worked well as leftovers!
rpms111 , 4 years ago
This is a classic and excellent recipe that I have been using for years. For a chunkier version though I use Yukon Gold potatoes which hold their shape much better under cooking.
vonMoltke , 4 years ago
Loved this recipe. Made it exactly as stated. Wouldn't changea thing. Even got raves from our seventeen-year-old who would often rather eat out than eat homecooking. Worth the timeit took to make it. We'll see howitholds up for left-overs;)
Kmoffitt0413 , 4 years ago
I made this for dinner last night, and it was just delightful. It was a hit at the dinner table! I used a little less pepper than the recipe calls for, and I still found it a touch too peppery. However, others at the table added more pepper to theirs, so clearly it's up to one's taste. Thanks for sharing such a winner!
ninmah , 4 years ago
Rave reviews from the hubby and kids! I slightly modified the recipe to have equal amounts of milk, half and half, and chicken stock. When making your roux (butter/flour mixture) make sure to cook it for several minutes until it is just browned. This will not only act as the thickening agent, but will add a nice flavor as well.
ogamiaqt , 5 years ago
I really did not like this recipe , I was really let down . I am still in search for a good potato soup recipe .
Lola5 , 5 years ago
I made this last night and it was delicious! My husband said it was probably the best potato soup he'd ever had!
beberogers , 5 years ago
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