Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup Recipe

Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup

Our slow-cooked potato soup is loaded with flavors from bacon, green onions, sour cream, and cheddar. It’s a great dish for a cold winter meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 8 hours 15 minutes
Total: 8 hours 25 minutes



  • lbsrusset potatoes,peeled and diced into ½-inch to ¾-inch pieces, (about 7 medium potatoes, 8 – 9 cups)
  • 1mediumyellow onion,finely diced
  • 14½ozlow-sodium chicken broth,(3 cans)
  • 1cupevaporated milk
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • cupbutter
  • cupall-purpose flour
  • ½cupsour cream
  • cupscheddar cheese,shredded
  • 9ozbacon,cooked and diced or crumbled
  • 4green onions,diced


  1. To a 6 or 7-quart slow cooker, add potatoes, onion, chicken broth, evaporated milk and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover with lid and cook on High heat for 3 to 4 hours or Low heat for 6 to 8 hours until potatoes are tender.

  2. Ladle out 2 cups liquid from soup mixture in crock pot into a liquid measuring cup, set aside. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

  3. While whisking, slowly pour 2 cups liquid in measuring cup into butter mixture (it will thicken quickly). Pour butter mixture into slow cooker and stir to blend.

  4. If desired, mash potatoes with a potato masher to break down into smaller pieces or use an emulsion blender to puree. Cover and cook on High heat for about 10 minutes until thickened.

  5. Turn heat off (or to warm), stir in sour cream. Serve warm topped with cheddar, bacon and green onions.


  • Calories: 754.70kcal
  • Fat: 46.00g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.86g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 63.13g
  • Fiber: 4.59g
  • Sugar: 8.06g
  • Protein: 24.96g
  • Cholesterol: 110.99mg
  • Sodium: 1207.48mg
  • Calcium: 415.47mg
  • Potassium: 1511.44mg
  • Iron: 3.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 244.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 19.29mg
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