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Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

This Loaded Baked Potato Soup is comfort food at its best-two classic cold weather foods combined to warm you from the inside out.  Creamy and delicious its a perfect centerpiece for a winter dinner, serve alongside a crusty or soft bread.  Meaty pieces of bacon swimming in a cream based soup, joined by sharp cheddar cheese and hearty potatoes for a meal that will satisfy everyone from the hubby to the kids.

Loaded Baked Potato Soup


    • 6-8 medium to large red potatoes
    • 2 cups chicken broth/stock
    • 3 cups milk
    • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    • 3-6 pieces of cooked bacon
    • 1 stick of of butter
    • ½ cup all-purpose flour
    • 1-8 oz. container of sour cream
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 ½ tsp. garlic salt




  • Peel, and cube potatoes.
  • Place in a heat safe dish, and microwave for 8-10 minutes until fork tender.
  • Mash a bit with fork, and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan melt butter over medium-high heat, stir in flour until well combined.
  • Whisk in broth and milk, bring to a boil,reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add cheese and sour cream, whisk thoroughly.
  • Stir in potatoes, garlic salt and bacon.
  • Allow soup to simmer on low for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve topped with additional shredded cheese, bacon pieces, or fresh chopped scallions.



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  1. you didn’t say when to add the garlic salt.

  2. Do you think this could be made in a crock pot?

  3. How many does this feed?

  4. Do you know if you can freeze this recipe and if so how?

    • Danielle, The Frugal Navy Wife says:

      Yes you should be able to I’m not sure for how long. At least 6 months but no more than a year.

  5. Hi! How many people does this recipe feed? I’m considering making this for a big family.

  6. Hello! 🙂 I was just wondering if I needed to cook the bacon before adding it in?

  7. I added a cup of onion with the potatoes.

  8. This looks delicious!

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