Creamy and delicious loaded potato soup with crispy bacon and cheddar cheese toppings

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Creamy and delicious loaded potato soup with crispy bacon and cheddar cheese toppings
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 06, 2024

This recipe for loaded potato soup is a comforting twist on the classic favorite. Creamy and rich, with crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, and green onions as toppings, this soup is perfect for a cozy night in or a hearty meal on a chilly day.

Ingredients

  • 6 slices of bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • 6 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Green onions, chopped

Directions

  1. In a large pot, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove from the pot and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, sauté the onions and garlic until softened.
  3. Add the chicken broth and diced potatoes to the pot. Bring to a boil, then simmer until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Using an immersion blender, blend the soup until smooth. Alternatively, use a regular blender and blend in batches.
  5. Stir in the heavy cream and cheddar cheese until melted and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the loaded potato soup hot, garnished with crispy bacon, shredded cheddar cheese, and chopped green onions.

Interesting Facts

  • Loaded potato soup is a popular dish in American cuisine, often served in diners and restaurants.
  • Potatoes are a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes, from soups to casseroles.
  • Adding bacon and cheddar cheese toppings takes this classic soup to a whole new level of flavor and richness.