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a bowl of baked potato soup topped with shredded cheese, bacon, green onion and sour cream
Baked Potato Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
 
Baked Potato Soup is the ultimate bowl of comfort food! It's cozy, creamy, delicious and quick to make - perfect for a cold day!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, soup, vegetables
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 525 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 med. potatoes baked
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup instant mashed potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • Garnishes-shredded cheddar cheese bacon pieces, sliced green onions, sour cream
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in a stock pot. Saute onions in the butter until light brown and translucent.
  2. Add flour to onions and stir continuously  while cooking for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add broth, water, cornstarch, instant potatoes, and spices. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Cut baked potatoes in half and scoop out the pulp and put into the soup, letting it crumble into rough bite-sized pieces.
  5. Add half-and-half. Bring back to a boil and then reduce to a simmer for another 15 minutes.
  6. Serve with garnishes & enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Baked Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl)
Calories 525
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.