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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

07.03.20

Made baked potatoes the other day and have a few left over? use ’em in this Loaded Baked Potato soup recipe!

Loaded baked potatoes have always been a staple, from school lunch to dinners as a kid. I love a good hearty meat and potatoes meal! This Loaded Baked Potato soup recipe will make you feel so warm and cozy on a cool fall day you won’t be able to help but take a nap on the couch. Have favorite baked potato topping? Add it to the recipe to make it all the better!

Ingredients

2/3 cup – butter

2/3 cup – all-purpose flour

6 cups – whole milk Find It

3 large baked potatoes

Hint: if you don’t have any left over baked potatoes, just cube and microwave them for 5 min.

4 green onion, chopped

1 cup – sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

1 cup – sour cream

8 slices of bacon

1 tsp – salt

1 tsp – black pepper, ground

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until browned. Set aside to cool, then crumble.
  2. In a Dutch Oven (or large pot), melt butter over medium heat and whisk in flour until smooth.
  3. Next, gradually add milk constantly stirring until thickened.
    1. Hint: If your like me and decide to make too much of the roux, because “there’s no way that will be thick enough”, you can always add a touch more milk to thin it back out.
  4. Now add potatoes and onions, and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat, add bacon, cheese, sour cream, salt, and pepper. Let simmer for 10 min.

Serve and Enjoy!