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Creamy Potato Soup with Chicken

Great recipe for Creamy Potato Soup with Chicken. This potato soup loaded with bacon, chicken, potatoes and spinach in a creamy broth is amazing for the cooler weather.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Valentina


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 1 lb chicken thighs, bite-sized pieces
  • 1 1/2 lbs red potatoes, sliced
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 8 oz pack bacon, 1/2 pack
  • 2 1/2 cups packed spinach, chopped
  • tsp salt, or to taste
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper, or to taste
  • ½ tsp ground paprika, or to taste


  • Remove any excess fat from thighs and cut into small bite-size pieces. Cube the bacon.
  • Wash and cut the potatoes into small pieces. Cover potatoes with water and set aside.
  • In a Dutch oven, saute the bacon until crispy. Remove and reserve about 2 Tbsp grease.
  • Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces and add to Dutch oven. Cook the chicken until fully cooked, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, add the chopped onions. Cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the carrots to the Dutch oven once the onions are cooked and saute for an additional 4-5 minutes.
  • Drain the water from the potatoes and add into the Dutch oven. Add in the water, chicken broth, salt, pepper and paprika. Bring to a low boil.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes, or until potatoes are fully cooked.
  • Chop the spinach, add to the soup.
  • Add the heavy whipping cream and bacon. Bring to a soft boil and turn off the heat.
  • Enjoy.