Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Course: Main Course, Soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 316kcal
Author: Maggie J
Set this up in the morning for a warm, cozy, and delicious way to end your day. The secret ingredient is barbecue sauce. Use your favorite, but make sure it's not too sweet.
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Ingredients

  • 3 large Yukon Gold potato peeled and cut into 1 in cubes
  • 1/2 cup medium onion diced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp seasoned salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced minced
  • 1 tbsp barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup sharp cheddar shredded
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 bunch green onion minced
  • 4 tbsp chives minced

Instructions

  • Add potatoes, onions, stock, garlic, seasoning, and BBQ sauce to slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  • Meanwhile, cook your bacon in a frying pan over medium heat until crispy, flipping once. Allow to drain on a plate covered in paper towel and crumble.
  • Move the setting to "keep warm" and carefully use an immersion blender to puree. Mix in heavy cream, sour cream, and 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese. (Optional: use the immersion blender to puree further if the dairy isn't mixing in.)
  • To eat, top soup with bacon, green onions, chives, and additional cheese, as desired.

Notes

Notes

  • We like Penzey’s Northwoods or Rocky Mountain seasoning salt in this dish.
  • Make this soup lower in calories by substituting one head of cauliflower, chopped, for three of the potatoes.
  • Plain yogurt works great in place of sour cream. If you already have that on hand, go for it!

Gluten-Free

  • If gluten-free is important to you, please double check your chicken stock and barbecue sauce ingredient label.

Vegetarian

  • Use veggie stock and skip the bacon if you need this dish to be truly vegetarian

Nutrition

Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 1525mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 679IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 3mg
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