Lainy’s Hearty Baked Potato Soup Recipe

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

How To Make Lainy's Hearty Baked Potato Soup

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

Preparation Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
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  • 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.
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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
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 995IU
  • Vitamin C: 23mg
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