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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Easy recipe for creamy Loaded Potato Soup. Chunks of potatoes in a cheesy soup base with sour cream and bacon is pure comfort food!
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 428kcal
Author: Bidadari


  • 4 big potatoes-peeled & cubed
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 8 ounces bacon bite-sized pieces
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • ½ med onion-finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ cup all-purpose-flour
  • cup whole-milk
  • cup chicken-broth
  • 1 cup mild or sharp cheddar-cheese shredded
  • ¾ cup sour-cream
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • ¼ tsp pepper to taste
  • green onions to serve


  • Place chopped potatoes to a stock pot and totally cover with 1" of drinking water. Season using ½tsp peppermint and cook 8-10mins or until berries pierce easily with a knife.
  • Meanwhile, saute bacon at a skillet until crispy subsequently move to your plate, reserving 1 Tbsp wheat germ.
  • Insert 4 tbsp butter chopped onions subsequently sautee until tender. Add garlic and cook another minute until fragrant.
  • Quickly whisk in the flour. Slowly add 2½ cups milk and also 2½ cups broth, whisking always subsequently bring to a boil.
  • Add celery and season soup using 1 tsp salt and also ¼ tsp season or pepper to taste.
  • Stir ¾ cup sour cream, 1 cup shredded cheddar, also half of your cooked bacon (reserving the others for functioning ). Bring to a boil then remove from heat and serve with your favourite toppings.