Recipe By Ore-Ida
Published Dec 7th
ORE-IDA Slow-Cooker Loaded Potato Soup
Prep 15m Cook - Additional 3h Ready In 3h 15m
Servings 12 cups Calories 315.6

This rich and creamy potato soup with Cheddar cheese, hash brown potatoes, and bacon is comfort food at its finest.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 (16 ounce) container BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 (30 ounce) package ORE-IDA® Shredded Hash Brown Potatoes
  • 1 (8 ounce) package KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 8 slices cooked OSCAR MAYER Bacon, crumbled
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix cream cheese, sour cream and pepper in slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray until blended. Gradually stir in milk.
  2. 2 Add potatoes, cheese and bacon; mix well. Cover with lid.
  3. 3 Cook on LOW 3 to 4 hours (or on HIGH 1 to 2 hours).
  4. 4 Sprinkle with onions before serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 315.6
  • Carbohydrate 20.4 g
  • Cholesterol 72.1 mg
  • Fat 21.7 g
  • Fiber 1.8 g
  • Protein 11.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 12.8 g
  • Sodium 311.7 mg
  • Sugar 3.9 g


  1. I took a reviewers advice and used 2 cups milk and 2 cups chicken broth and added 1/2 tsp. Onion powder and 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  2. This is my third batch of this soup to date! I made it a few times last fall and have finally got it exactly like we like it. The changes I’ve made are to use 2 cups of milk and two cups of chicken broth or stock, I add about a cup of finely diced - Read more ...
  3. I made this exactly to the recipe and was not happy with it at all. It was way too thick and practically tasteless. However there is an upside I added chicken (two cans) four cups of chicken broth salt garlic and curry powder. That thinned the soup out and gave it flavor that was missing - Read more ...
  4. Too thick. I did not care for it at all. If i ever did make it again which is doubtful I would use some chicken broth to thin it out some. Tasted like too much dairy to me.
  5. I adder diced Ham and Bacon bits with Hash brown potatoes and loads of sharp cheddar cheese. I added the tiny cheese its for extra crunch. YUM
  6. It was amazing!!! I did make a couple changes due to comments and cutting some fat. I also used squared potatos instead of shredded. Then I added Morton's Garlic Sea Salt due to the comments of adding the garlic. Plus it has some parsley in it for more flavor. I traded ground pepper for cracked - Read more ...
  7. After reading all the reviews on this and how bland it is I added a few things to my recipe and it's made it so much more delicious. I added fresh chopped celery fresh parsley onion flakes onion salt a clove a garlic minced..and I used bacon fresh from the butcher that has more of - Read more ...
  8. This was bland even after I added garlic salt and more pepper!
  9. This was so easy to make!!! I used fat free sour cream and fat free cream cheese reduced fat cheese and added a shallot and a few cloves of garlic (both finely minced) for extra flavor. EXCELLENT recipe!!!!!