creamy chicken potato soup

Creamy Chicken and Potato Soup

Great recipe for Creamy Chicken and Potato Soup. It's so delicious. Chicken meat with potatoes, bacon and spinach. 
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword potato soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 538


  • 3 Tbsp oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken thighs
  • 4-6 medium potatoes, about 1 lb
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 4 Tbsp flour
  • 1/2 pack bacon, 8 oz
  • 2 cups packed spinach
  • 1 – 1 1/2 Tbsp salt, to taste
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp pepper, to taste


  • Chop the onion into small pieces. Slice carrots thin. If some slices are large just cut in half.
  • In a Dutch oven or pot with a thick bottom add oil, onion and carrots. Cook 5-7 minute on med/high heat or until carrots have become tender.
  • Meanwhile, remove any excess fat from chicken tights and cut into small pieces. Add chicken to pot. Cook another 5-7 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Slice potatoes in half then cut into thin slices. (I used red potatoes and didn’t peel them.)
  • Add potatoes to the pot. Mix well.
  • Add chicken broth and water. Salt and pepper, to taste. Cook about 20 minutes or until potatoes are cooked.
  • Slice the bacon into thin slices and saute in pan until completely cooked. Place onto a paper towel to remove any excess grease. Once cooled, chop bacon into small pieces.
  • Chop spinach.
  • Mix heavy whipping cream and flour vigorously so there are no lumps.
  • Once potatoes are done cooking add bacon, heavy whipping cream, and spinach to the pot. Mix. Turn heat down to low and let simmer about 5 minutes. (Taste to see if additional salt and pepper is needed.)
  • So simple and so delish.


Calories: 538kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 165mg | Sodium: 546mg | Potassium: 860mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4190IU | Vitamin C: 24.4mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 4.7mg