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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

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  • russet potatoes
  • baking potatoes
  • unsalted butter (– we almost always use unsalted butter to be able to control the salt content)
  • diced shallot
  • sweet onion
  • all-purpose flour
  • milk
  • chicken stock (– we like to use a high quality chicken stock for the flavor, but vegetable stock can also be used for a vegetarian friendly alternative)
  • sour cream (– this adds a nice and really subtle creamy, tangy flavor to the soup)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • cooked bacon (crispy, crumbled)
  • chives
  • green onion
  • onions
  • batter
  • 4 russet potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds, scrubbed clean)
  • 5 Tbsp. unsalted butter (cubed)
  • 1 diced shallot (small)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup chicken stock (can use vegetable stock)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 strips cooked bacon (crispy, crumbled)
  • 1 Tbsp. chives (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup onions (crispy, or shallots, optional)
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    Calories480Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate43g14%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C20%

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


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    Missy a year ago
    Great recipe for my small church group. Everyone enjoyed it.
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    Michaele Maurer 2 years ago
    Thick, bland, and stodgy. I admit I "baked" the potatoes in my Instant Pot, but I've made good potato soup that way before. It wasn't poisonous, but it's not as good as dinner should be.
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    Aria Booth 2 years ago
    this was gross and chalky. my husband loved it but son thought was meh
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    Orlando G. 2 years ago
    wouldve liked it a little chunkier
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    Patti 2 years ago
    Great recipe! The basic soup part is really tasty, and then it's great to be able to customize with all the delicious baked potato toppings. Will make again.
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    Peeples 2 years ago
    Great I added corn and a 1/2 tsp. Cayenne and 2 cups milk and one cup heavy cream. My family loved this.
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    SuperbFoodLover 3 years ago
    Add bay leaves 1-2 Add garlic about a 4 teaspoons
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    Tammy 3 years ago
    Great! I read the other reviews and did a few things different and it was delicious! I used leftover baked potatoes and left the skin on them and then added a bit of dry ranch dressing seasoning when I added the potatoes. Will definitely make again!!
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    John Rolf 3 years ago
    We put a bit too much cheese in, but overall it was great and easy to make. Didnt have an immersion blender, so we used a normal one, and it turned out just fine.
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    Rachell Farinelli 3 years ago
    Good overall! Easy to throw together. Didn’t have an emersion blender so couldn’t get the potatoes too small, but that’s okay because I like chunks. Added freshly cooked bacon for some extra flavor. Would definitely recommend adding extra seasonings, felt like it was missing something.
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    Davis 3 years ago
    I used leftover baked potatoes. Worked great. I don’t like to skin my potatoes so next time will add less flour for the rue at the beginning since it was pretty thick with the extra starch from the skin. Thinned out with some extra milk and stock. Plus added a little ground sage for savory.
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    Shequita Royster 3 years ago
    Due to being pressed for time, I boiled the potatoes rather than baking. The soup was a bit thick but the taste was very good with some salt and pepper. The entire family loved it!! Will definitely be making it again!
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    Matthew 3 years ago
    Great! I left the soup a little chunky. Great taste
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    Danette Newman 3 years ago
    Very good! sautéed onions, celery and minced garlic. Used 2 cups half and half, one cup whipping cream. Next time, will use 3 cups half and half. Was a little too thick with the whipping cream. Also, did not blend as I wanted the texture.
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    Kristin 3 years ago
    absolutely delicious. my kids and my husband loved it. 😉👍 definitely a keeper.
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    This Potato Soup is one of the best I’ve ever eaten, and I’ve tasted a lot because we have a big family so we are always making soups for dinner. I diced up the potatoes and cooked them in a pot on the stove only until they were barely soft so they didn’t go mushy, instead of barking them in the oven. l also did not blend it because I don’t really like smooth soups, weird as that may sound. I also used Heavy Whipping Cream because I did not have any milk, but it only made the soup creamer. But this is one meal my 6 brothers did not complain about. Those who cook for boys should know what a success it must be to satisfy 6 brothers! 😁
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    Rob 3 years ago
    This turned out really good. I did put the bacon in the soup before I blended it to give it a little more flavor and it was really good. Even one of my picky eaters thought it was yummy
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    Jeanna D. 3 years ago
    It tasted really good. I did add grated carrot and puréed only half the potatoes and kept the other half chunky. Needs lots of salt I used 3 tsp.
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    Benjamin McCurdy 3 years ago
    Came out really well! Great comfort food
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    Kayla Elkins 3 years ago
    I had no problems with this recipe. It was very easy to follow and it turned out great!
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    Tammi L. 3 years ago
    it was good, didn't make it a smooth soup though as I pike potato chunks. Although the potatoes weren't done with the time it specified as the potatoes were different sizes. So some weren't quite done.
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    Coleman 3 years ago
    super delicious! we added bacon bits while cooking and it was great!
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    Wendy Figueroa 3 years ago
    Fabulous I added carrots, garlic and it’s delicious
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    Danielle 3 years ago
    Great soup for a chill rainy day. Added a clove a garlic.
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    Brooke 3 years ago
    Best potato soup I've had. Only change i made was not adding shallots
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    Reichsöllner 3 years ago
    I had to improvise due to lacking ingredients but the recipe was really good. I recommend it
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    Darren Evans 3 years ago
    My wife and I loved it, we added extra cheese!!!
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    Ernie V. 3 years ago
    Turned out great and it was easy to make. i don't have a blender so i just spent a little more time mixing with a wisk.
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    Stephen 3 years ago
    It was excellent. Will make again.
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    breanna smith 3 years ago
    it was very good, i didnt blend it though and it still tasted nice