Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

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A baked potato with all the trimmings thrown together in a big pot!

"I really liked the idea of this recipe. I don't think you have to put everything together in the same order. My fiance isn't much of a cook but she cooked me some of this soup. In the directions it doesn't say to remove the fat from the bacon or to cook the bacon all the way through for crispiness. The soup she made had bacon that was chopped up with all the fat on it still. Other than the directions not being well the idea of this soup is really good. "

- superserseifer23

Top-ranked recipe named "Loaded Baked Potato Soup"

4.6 avg, 238 review(s) 88% would make again


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1 quart Heavy Cream
1 quart Chicken Broth
10 pieces Bacon
4 Russet Potatoes; peeled and diced, set in water to prevent them from browning
4 Russet Potatoes; baked; peeled and diced
1/3 cup Chives or Green Onion
1 cups Cheddar Cheese; Finely Shredded
2 tbsp Butter
1 tsp Garlic; minced
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Pepper
Sour Cream; for garnish

Original recipe makes 8



Slice the bacon strips in half length-wise and dice into bite size portions. Place the bacon, butter, salt and garlic in a soup pot on low heat. And let the bacon lightly fry for 5-7 minutes.

Add 1/2 qt heavy cream and 1 qt chicken broth. Increase the heat to medium and once it starts to simmer add in the UNBAKED peeled and diced potatoes.

Simmer for about 25 minutes on medium heat until reduced by half.

Add the chives, BAKED peeled and diced potatoes, and remaining 1/2 qt of heavy cream.

Simmer for an additional 20 minutes.

Remove from heat and slowly add the shredded cheddar while stirring constantly.


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Really yummy! Used spring onions instead of chives and not as much cheese - came out nice and thick
cookpook 3 days 20 hours ago
marie0717 1 week ago
Very tasty! Substituted cream cheese for cheddar and came out great!
Valerie411 1 week ago
Very good
Yvettebesse 3 weeks ago
southrngurl 1 month ago
Didn't change a thing. Perfect as it is.
lisaMarie68 2 months ago
Omg this is the BEST potato soup that I've ever had! I cooked the bacon one like medium till it was crispy like I like and I didn't put any chives in cuz I hate them. Everyone loved the soup I had none left.
Loren4387 2 months ago
nplyter6 2 months ago
Love this recipe! Was huge hit for my family. I did cook the bacon longer as recommended by another reviewer since we like crisper bacon. Def a new fav and will make again and again. Thanks for sharing.
MichelleDenece 2 months ago
This is one of my favorite soups of all time and this recipe is top notch! It was a big hit with my kids and family. This will be a usual for us.
odaliz1983 2 months ago
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