Greatest Baked Potato Soup

Delicious, comforting loaded potato soup that's made with bacon, green onions, and cheese, This creamy potato soup is perfect for the fall season. 

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword loaded potato soup, potato soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 (makes about 5 cups)
Calories 462 kcal


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 6 strips of raw bacon chopped small
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 5 cups cubed golden potatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable stock enough to cover the potatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • salt pepper
  • 1 tsp fresh dill weed
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese
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  1. Heat up the butter in a large pot on medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped bacon and yellow onion. Saute until golden and bacon is fully cooked.

  3. Add the cubed potatoes and saute for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the stock (enough to just cover the potatoes) and grated (or minced) garlic. Stir well. Bring the soup to boil on medium-high heat and then reduce heat to medium-low.

  5. Season with salt and pepper and cook until the potatoes very tender, for about 30 minutes.

  6. Add dill weed, green onion and heavy cream and mix well. Cook for about 5 more minutes.

  7. Stir in the cheese until melted and serve.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Greatest Baked Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 462 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 85mg28%
Sodium 818mg36%
Potassium 1028mg29%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1060IU21%
Vitamin C 28.5mg35%
Calcium 150mg15%
Iron 7.3mg41%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.