Recipe By Claire
Published Feb 24th
Prep 15m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 12 servings Calories 338.3

Thick, creamy, potato-y soup! Top with bacon bits and additional grated Cheddar cheese for a flavor explosion!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 8 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 8 cups milk
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place cubed potatoes into a glass dish, and cook in the microwave oven for 7 to 10 minutes, or until soft.
  2. 2 While the potatoes are cooking, melt the butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Whisk in flour until smooth, then gradually stir in the milk. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, or until slightly thickened.
  3. 3 Stir in the potatoes and onion, and cook for 5 more minutes. Stir in the sour cream and Cheddar cheese until melted and well blended. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 338.3
  • Carbohydrate 37.6 g
  • Cholesterol 46.6 mg
  • Fat 16.6 g
  • Fiber 3.3 g
  • Protein 10.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 10.4 g
  • Sodium 169.2 mg
  • Sugar 8.9 g

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  1. I absolutely love this soup. It turned out perfect. To the person who posted about the soup being gritty, it's because the potatoes were over cooked. The only time that ever happens is if the potatoes to cooked for to long. They still need to be slightly firm. Another review about the sour cream seperating. - Read more ...
  2. The recipe does have a few flaws. But if fixed this soup is a 5 star soup. I made it for my family and it was a big hit. First of all I prefer to boil the cubed potatoes vs microwaving them. They can cook while you do step 2. Second, after melting the butter, - Read more ...
  3. This recipe was great! I improvised a little and here were my changes: After adding the milk to the butter/flour cooked mixture (or roux) I added the seasoning packet from Uncle Ben's Long Grain & Wild Rice (the Original Recipe). It has 23 Herbs and Seasoning and made quite a tasty addtion to the flavor - Read more ...
  4. What a disappointment! I usually always read the reviews before investing time and money into a recipe. I also do not change any ingredients and then rate the recipe. If you change ingredients you have made a totally different recipe and it is not fair to rate! Anyhow I followed the recipe per directions with - Read more ...
  5. Baked potato soup is a favorite at our house. It is always the first soup I make of the year. I try to use left over baked potatoes to save some time. I also like to mash some of the potatoes and leave some chunked to get a better consistency.
  6. Great soup! I quartered the recipe and it still made a lot. I used dried onion but it was still great.
  7. We loved this soup. I noticed too that it wasn't as thick as I like potato soup so I added a little cornstach/water mixture and that helped. I did not have onions on hand but I did have green onions so I added those to the potatoes and had them boil with the potatoes( I - Read more ...
  8. This was a pretty good potato soup and I will add it to my collection. I boiled the potatoes instead of microwaving and next time I think I will add the onions in with them. They were a little crunchy. Also I don't recommend boiling milk. It curdles a little and it has to be - Read more ...
  9. This didn't work out for me at all-I followed the recipe to a T and the consistency of the soup was gritty.