Lainy’s Hearty Baked Potato Soup Recipe

A hearty, filling, creamy soup with a flavor and texture that will leave you satisfied. Easily make baked potato soup with our simple recipe.

Lainy’s Hearty Baked Potato Soup Recipe

How To Make Lainy's Hearty Baked Potato Soup

A hearty potato soup recipe that uses baked potatoes and mixes it in this filling and textured dish.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 55 mins


  • 4 potatoes, baked or microwaved
  • ½ cup butter , or margarine
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch green onion , or scallions (finely chopped)
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 14 ½ oz Swanson's Vegetarian Vegetable Broth
  • 3 ¼ cups half and half
  • bacon, cooked and crumbled , optional
  • cheddar cheese, shredded , optional
  • fresh chives
  • cracked black pepper, to taste
  • kosher salt , or sea salt


  1. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add olive oil, white onion and the green onion or scallions; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1-2 minutes or until tender.
  3. Stir in flour and cook for several minutes.
  4. Gradually stir in broth and half and half.
  5. Scoop potato pulp from 2 of the potatoes and mash.
  6. Add pulp to broth mixture and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until mixture comes just to a boil.

  7. Dice remaining potatoes and add to soup. Heat through.
  8. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
  9. Top each serving with bacon, cheese and snipped chives, if desired.


  • Sugar: 2g
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  • Calcium: 126mg
  • Calories: 365kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Fat: 25g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 619mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 387mg
  • Vitamin A: 995IU
  • Vitamin C: 23mg
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