Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup

I just finished compiling all the recipes that have been shared on 30days! Check out the new Recipe Index. So exciting!!  Today I’m adding another good one to this list- Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup. 

Baked Potato Soup
There are several recipes for slow cooker baked potato soup but I combined a few and loved the result.  Creamy, hearty and delicious.  Of course this recipe wouldn’t be nearly as good without the garnishes- bacon, sour cream, and cheese. 

Baked Potato Slow Cooker Soup

 
Recipe Type: Crock Pot
Author: Mique from 30days
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Serves: 4-6
Simple baked potato slow cooker soup. Perfect for a chilly evening.
Ingredients
  • 6-8 russet potatoes, washed but not peeled, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 4 c. chicken broth
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 1/2 tsp minced, jarred garlic
  • 1 c. half and half (or heavy cream)
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese (+ whatever you want for garnishing)
  • 1/2 Tbsp seasoning salt (I used Lawry’s)
  • Garnishes: shredded cheese, bacon, broccoli, green onions, sour cream
Instructions
  1. Put first four ingredients in a slow cooker. Cook on high for four hours or low for 8 hours.
  2. Mash mix until soup is slightly thickened. Stir in half and half and cheese. Top with garnishes and additional cheese.
 

I made this soup on Halloween to go with my favorite cornbread ever.  I put the ingredients in and just left it while I went to the kids Halloween parade.  Anyone else love slow cooker recipes? Baked Potato Soup and Cornbread

Mique
Hi- I'm Mique (as in Mickey). I started 30days as an idea file a few years ago. After three years and hundreds of ideas, I now realize that I'll never check them all off my list. When I'm not creating, I love spending time with family and friends and long drives, especially if they end at the beach.
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Comments

  1. Wendy says

    Sounds SUPER yummy and I think I have everything on hand! YEAH! 2 questions – the onion – are you supposed to dice or chop it up at all? After adding 1/2 and 1/2 it says to add cheese. What kind of cheese and how much :) Thanks

    • says

      Hi Wendy- ooops! Important details. Thanks for asking. Yes, chop the onions and 1 c. of shredded cheddar plus whatever you want to garnish. Hope that helps!

  2. says

    This sounds so good! I make potato soup sometimes, but this slow cooker idea sounds very appealing. I think I have a taste for it right now! Thanks!

  3. Laura Clark says

    I am hoping to feel like making this tomorrow. Our family has been stricken by the flu and this sounds so wonderful. Thank you.

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