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Cheesy Potato Soup

Fill up on a bowl of cheesy potato soup. This super creamy soup is the ultimate comfort food and great to warm up with on a cold day.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy potatoes, easy soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 1283kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb bacon diced
  • 1/2 large onion diced
  • 4 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 quarts chicken or vegetable stock
  • 10-12 Yukon Gold potatoes cut into 1-inch dice
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon, and chives for serving

Instructions

  • In a Dutch oven over medium heat, add the diced bacon and cook until crispy, about 6-7 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon to a plate lined with paper towels to drain.
  • Pour off half of the bacon fat in the pan and return it to the stove. Add the onions and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Reduce to medium-low and add the flour and stir to incorporate. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Slowly add the stock and whisk to combine. Bring to a boil and add the potatoes. Cook until the potatoes are soft and cooked through, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Slowly add the stock and whisk to combine. Bring to a boil and add the potatoes. Cook until the potatoes are soft and cooked through, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Serve with the reserved crispy bacon, cheese, sour cream, and chives.

Nutrition

Calories: 1283kcal | Carbohydrates: 88g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 88g | Saturated Fat: 48g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 26g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 237mg | Sodium: 1004mg | Potassium: 2105mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2443IU | Vitamin C: 86mg | Calcium: 685mg | Iron: 4mg