Easy Potato Soup Recipe
This Easy Potato Soup Recipe is loaded with so much flavor! Creamy soup base with chunks of potato, bacon and cheese. The perfect 30-minute dinner for busy evenings.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 4 large potatoes peeled and cubed
- ½ tsp salt
- 8 oz bacon bite-sized pieces
- 4 Tbsp butter
- ½ med onion finely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- 2 1/2 cups whole milk
- 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup mild or sharp cheddar cheese shredded
- ¾ cup sour cream
- 1 tsp salt or to taste
- ¼ tsp pepper or to taste
- green onions to serve
Peel and cube the potatoes into small pieces. Add the potatoes into a pot and cover with water. Season with salt and cook for about 10 minutes or until potatoes can be pierced through easily. Drain and set aside.
Cube the bacon and sauté in a Dutch oven until crispy. Once cooked remove from Dutch oven and save 1 Tbsp bacon grease.
Add butter and chopped onions into the Dutch oven, sauté until onions are tender. Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
Whisk in flour until incorporated. Add in the milk and chicken broth and bring to a soft boil.
Add the potatoes and season the soup with salt and pepper.
Mix in the sour cream, shredded cheese and half of the cooked bacon. Bring the potato soup to a boil and remove from heat.
Serve this easy potato soup with your favorite toppings.
Calories: 530kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 1455mg | Potassium: 946mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 780IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 339mg | Iron: 5mg