I love sharing my favorite cold weather recipes, and this Baked Potato Soup Recipe is another of those favorites. It’s a scrumptious and filling recipe that will be perfect for the whole family. If you like potatoes, bacon, and cheese, you are going to be in heaven!
Baked Potato Soup Recipe
- 4 large cooked and cubed potatoes
- 7 cups of milk
- 2/3 cup butter
- 2/3 cup flour
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 4 green onions – chopped
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 6 slices of bacon
- 1 cup sour cream
Step 1: If you haven’t cooked your potatoes yet, go ahead and peel the potatoes, cube them, and cover them with water. Boil the water for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are soft.
Step 2: Take your bacon slices and in a skillet over medium heat. Drain and set aside.
Step 3: In a large sauce pan, melt your butter over medium-high heat and whisk in the flour until smooth. Slowly pour in a little milk at a time and continue to stir. Slowly add the milk to allow it to thicken slightly.
Step 4: Add in the potatoes and the chopped green onion and stir. Increase heat slightly until your mixture comes to a boil. Lower heat and allow the soup to simmer, and stirring frequently. While simmering, go ahead and chop your bacon slices.
Step 5: Add in the bacon slices, sour cream, salt, pepper, and cheese until mixed well and the cheese is melted. Serve warm and with toppings of sour cream, bacon, green onion, and cheese if desired.
One of my favorite recipes. It’s so warm and filling, and is scrumptious! My husband LOVES to cook, so he likes to help me in the kitchen when making this, and we love to cook together. Get your spouse or significant other to help out and make this a fun, family recipe. Do you have a different Baked Potato Soup Recipe you like?