Slow Cooker Cheesy Baked Potato Soup

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I am in love with this Slow Cooker Cheesy Baked Potato Soup recipe. It is so easy to make! The secret is using the Hashbrowns! It is a delicious and hearty meal that everyone is going to love. Best of all it is easy for a busy night and perfect on the weekend. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

 

 

Slow Cooker Cheesy Baked Potato Soup
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 32 oz. shredded hash brown potatoes
  • ½ cup chopped yellow onion
  • ½ cup chopped green onion, plus extra for topping
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • ¼ cup diced carrots (optional)
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1½ tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp. ground pepper
  • 3 tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese (plus extra for topping)
  • ¼ cup crisp bacon bits, crumbled
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh chives
  • cracked pepper for topping (optional)
  • sour cream for topping (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a 3-4 quart crock pot add water, broth, onion, green onion, carrot, salt, pepper, and potatoes.
  2. Cook on low setting for 6-8 hours until potatoes are tender.
  3. Add flour to heavy cream and stir until smooth. Add cream mixture to crock pot and cook on high for 20-30 minutes or until mixture is thickened.
  4. Add cheddar cheese and stir until melted. Cook on low for 10-15 minutes then turn to "keep warm" setting.
  5. When ready to serve, sprinkle crumbled bacon, fresh chive, optional cracked pepper, and a little green onion over each bowl of soup and serve warm.

 

 

Comments

  1. Oh that looks SO yummy! Now I want some soup lol. Thanks for sharing, adding it to my list of dinners for the week

  2. This recipe “speaks” to me. Must try it!

  3. MMMMMMM going to try this during naptime in a few minutes. I’ll let you know how it comes out. Thanks for sharing

  4. I cooked this over the weekend….YUMMY. 5 stars!! Thanks for sharing

  5. This sounds and looks so good! Going to have to give it a try!

  6. This is a good one. I may try it without the carrots. I love all the slow cooker recipies I am seeing.

  7. Wendy Sweedman says:

    Love potato soup! It is such a comfort food!

  8. Melissa P. says:

    This looks like the perfect thing to make for my friend having twins. Can you tell me if this freezes well?

  9. I made this today and it was AMAZING!!!! I did not add the bacon or any of the extra toppings because it really does not need anything! I didn’t have Kosher salt, so I used sea salt and it turned out perfect. A new family favorite!

  10. What a wonderful soup! I chopped my carrots into small pieces, and they were not tender at 6 hours on low. Maybe next time I should try thinly shredding them instead? What a great way to get a one’s vegetables. I LOVED this soup and will be holding on to this great recipe.

  11. Love soups,and potatoes,ones!!

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