Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Baked potato soup
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  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 8 Servings
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This is a baked potato soup with butter, green onions, bacon, cheddar cheese sour cream, and seasonings.

Serve this delicious, hearty soup with crusty bread or rolls and a simple tossed salad for a fabulous soup supper.

What You'll Need

  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 7 cups milk
  • 4 large baking potatoes, baked, cooled, peeled and cubed, about 4 cups
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 10 to 12 strips bacon, cooked, drained, and crumbled
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. In a large Dutch oven or stockpot over low heat, melt butter.
  2. Stir in flour; stir until smooth and bubbly and the flour is cooked about 2 minutes.
  3. Gradually add milk and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce has thickened.
  4. Add cooked cubed baked potatoes and green onions. Continue to cook, stirring constantly, until soup begins to bubble.
  5. Reduce heat; simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  6. Add remaining ingredients; stir until cheese is melted.
  1. Serve immediately.

Serves 6 to 8.