Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup!

Since today is the first day of Fall, it's time for some warm comfort food.

There was a request on Facebook for a potato soup recipe and it got me to thinking that it's the perfect recipe to share on the cool first day of Fall.

First let me say that I'm very picky about my potato soup. I like it creamy and rich and cheesy. I developed this recipe after trying many versions. I hope you like it.

Cindi's Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup


6 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped (6 cups)
2 1/2 cups of water
1/2 cup chopped onion
10 chicken bouillon cubes
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 stick butter
1 12-ounce can (1 1/2 cups) evaporated milk
6-8 slices of American cheese


1. In a 3 1/2 or 4 qt crockery cooker, combine potatoes, water, onion, bouillon and pepper. Slice butter into tabs and layer it on top of previous mixture. Cover, cook on low-heat setting for 7 ½ - 8 hours or on high heat setting for 4 to 4 1/2 hours.

2. Stir milk into soup and add 6-8 slices of American cheese. Stir until cheese melts. Cover, cook on low-heat setting for 1 hour more or high-heat setting for 30 minutes more. Mash potatoes slightly with a potato masher. Makes 6-8 side dish servings.

Top with shredded cheddar cheese and bacon bits.

**If it’s too thick for you, you can thin it out with any milk you have in your refrigerator.

Thanks for stopping by my kitchen!

***Edited to link up to Tasty Tuesday at Balancing Beauty and Bedlam, Tempt My Tummy Tuesday at Blessed with Grace and Tuesdays At The Table at All the Small Stuff.


Miss Mustard Seed said...

I absolutely love baked potatoe soup and I will need to try this recipe. Anything that can be cooked in a crock pot is a friend of mine. Thanks for visiting my blog and becoming a follower. You have great recipes and I plan on doing the same.

jsprik said...

this sounds really good, thnx!!! :)

~ Dawn ~ said...

Oh yummy! I love pototo soup and it sounds so yummy! I wil have to try this recipe for sure!

heartnsoulcooking said...

I love potato soup and this one sounds YUMMY!!!
I like the name of your blog. Yes, the kitchen is the heart of every home.
I have become a follower of your blog, come by and visit my blog and maybe do the same.
THANKS!!! Geri

Christi @ A Southern Life said...

I love potato soup but have never made it in a slow cooker. Will absolutely have to try this recipe. Thanks.


Brenda said...

I love slow cooker recipes, this looks great!

Cole said...

Mmmm! That looks delish! Thanks for sharing with TATT. :-)

darnold23 said...

I loved baked potato soup...especially made with ease in a crock pot. I would love for you to post this to Crock Pot Wednesday. Or...share whatever slow cooker favorite you would like.

Anonymous said...

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