Baked Potato Soup With Bacon, Green Onion & Cheddar

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  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup flour (all-purpose)
  • 8 cups whole milk
  • 5 large potatoes (baked and cubed, peeled, if desired)
  • 2 pounds bacon (cooked and crumbled, about 2 cups)
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 bunch green onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic (minced, optional)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium70% DV1690mg
    Fat120% DV78g
    Protein57% DV29g
    Carbs16% DV49g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories1020Calories from Fat700
    Total Fat78g120%
    Saturated Fat38g190%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat700
    Total Carbohydrate49g16%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C60%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Tina Burden 10 days ago
    My whole family enjoyed the soup. Very easy to make. It does need extra salt and pepper, but overall it came out great.
    niemo 14 days ago
    I made it for dinner and it was a little bland so I added more garlic powder, salt, and pepper and it was better.
    gwyn 23 days ago
    It was an easy soup to make after work and made plenty. I will make it again for our family.
    Karen Young a month ago
    This was a delicious and easy to make recipe! It’s super creamy and packs a lot of flavor. Definitely adding it to our go-to soup recipes!
    April D. a month ago
    Holy moly this was amazing. I fed a hungry horde with this soup and even the leftovers were devoured. It was very fast to make. I cut up and boiled the potatoes rather than baking. I also followed someone else's advice and used onion and garlic in the roux. Will use this recipe all the time!
    Horvath L a month ago
    This was by far the easiest potato soup I’ve made. It tasted great and there’s plenty for lunch for hubby and I to eat tomorrow. I halved the recipe. The only ingredients I did not add was the garlic and Parmesan cheese.
    Rachell Farinelli 2 months ago
    Awesome!! Quick & easy with great flavor and thickness! And it lasts for several meals!
    Sina Patrice 2 months ago
    So easy and tastes like it took all day to make ! I didn’t bake the potatoes, I boiled them like I would for mashed then added them at the end once everything was melted. It was perfect!
    The soup was great! Lots of flavor and great taste.
    Natasha Williams a year ago
    Fam fav!! Delish! However, I did change up the amount of ingredients and ‘eyeballed’ them if you will. This turned out to be the BEST POTATO soup I’ve made! 6 c milk; 1/4 c sour cream; 2 c (shredded) mild cheddar; 1 c butter and 2 tbsp bacon grease; 8 small russet potatoes, 1/4 tbsp of kosher salt. and 4 (maybe) green onion. It was creamy but chunky for just the right balance.
    Carla Weiler a year ago
    This was pretty good, we cut the recipie in half and it was still a lot. its very filling.
    Jeff Lucas a year ago
    It’s delicious my dad said best he’s ever ate
    Kim Abbas a year ago
    Prep time took me way longer than I had hoped but it was delicious!
    Sarah Jones a year ago
    I make this sooo often! It's my favorite soup! It's even delicious without the bacon when I make it for my vegetarian friends!
    Peters 2 years ago
    WOW!! This is being added to the rotation - only change I made was half the salt and I added in all options. People are already asking me for the recipe!
    Joy G. 2 years ago
    Best baked potato soup I’ve made! Even my picky eaters liked it. Thick, creamy, flavorful and so easy to put together!
    Heinz 2 years ago
    So tasty!! I did cut back to only 1 pound of bacon but subbed part of the butter with some bacon grease. Super Fall-Winter comfort food recipe and simple to prepare! I didnt bake my pototaoes ahead of time although next time i will!
    Maura C. 2 years ago
    Sauteed some onion and garlic with the butter when making the roux... amazing.
    Dallas'n Schurg 2 years ago
    Turned out to be the thick, creamy and amazing. By the end, I did not need to add salt bc of all the flavors. I also used turkey bacon instead of regular bacon as well. The added season I used was cayenne pepper for more of a spice.
    Sharayah C. 4 years ago
    so creamy and very delicious! Best potato soup I've ever had (and I made it!)... It doesn't take long at all to make. I baked the potatoes and the bacon the night before and put them in the fridge over night. It made it easy to cut the potatoes. I didn't use the whole bunch of onions and it was perfect (I can't imagine using the whole bunch, it probably would've been overpowering). It does make quite a lot of soup as well.