Crockpot Potato Soup

Crockpot Potato Soup

Crockpot Potato Soup Recipes

This Crockpot potato soup is rich and creamy, loaded with toppings like bacon and cheese, and is easy to make in the slow cooker! A perfect soup for fall and winter.

Cuisine : American,
Recipe Yields : 8
Prep time : 10 minutes
Cook time : 220 minutes
Keywords : crockpot soup racipe, easy potato soup recipe, slow cooker potato soup recipe,

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon (diced)
  • 3 tablespoons bacon grease (or butter or oil)
  • 1/4 cup  flour (Use gluten free all purpose or cassava flour, for gluten free or grain free.)
  • 2 cups  chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 2 cups  milk (dairy milk, or plant based milk like almond, warmed)
  • 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes ( diced)
  • 1 cup  shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream (or yogurt or coconut cream)
  • 2 teaspoons  sea salt (or more to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon  freshly-cracked black pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup onion (diced)

Instructions

  1. Fry the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Scoop out with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  2. Pour off the bacon grease into a small heat-proof bowl and reserve. Return 1 tablespoon bacon grease to the skillet, then add the onion. Cook until softened, then add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add onion-garlic mixture to Crockpot. Add diced and chicken stock.
  4. Cover and cook for 3 hours on high heat, about 5 hours on low heat, until the potatoes are tender.
  5. Meanwhile, heat 3 tablespoons bacon grease in a medium saucepan. Sprinkle the flour over and whisk well to make a paste. Cook over medium heat until golden, then slowly add in 2 cups milk. Whisk vigorously and cook until thickened, a couple minutes. Pour mixture into Crockpot.
  6. Mash the soup with a masher til desired consistency. Add the salt, pepper, cheddar, and sour cream. Cook on high for 30 minutes. Ladle into serving bowls then top with additional cheddar, crisp bacon pieces, green onions, and freshly cracked black pepper. Serve.

Rated : 5 from 6 votes
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