Fully Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Fully Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Fully Loaded Baked Potato Soup is a great cheesy potato soup recipe. Loaded with cheese, bacon and sour cream, it's everything you love about baked potatoes, but in a bowl! Feed your family tonight with this great recipe.


  • 5 medium baking potatoes
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 cup sweet onions, chopped
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup green onions, sliced
  • sour cream for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Wash potatoes; prick several times with a fork. Bake at 400 degrees for 1 hour or until done; let cool. Peel potatoes, and slice crosswise.
  3. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; remove bacon, reserving drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon, and set aside.
  4. Cook onion in drippings, stirring constantly, until tender; add flour, stirring well. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  5. Gradually add chicken broth; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in potato, half-and-half, and next 6 ingredients. Bring to a simmer, and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes (do not boil).
  6. Stir in 1 cup cheese and 1/4 cup green onions. Cook until cheese melts, stirring often. Ladle soup into individual soup bowls. Top evenly with crumbled bacon. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 3/4 cup cheese, 3/4 cup green onions, and parsley.

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@CorkeeCook, Thanks for bringing this to our attention! We've updated the recipe to include sour cream in the ingredient list. We are happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe! --editors of RecipeLion

Excellent recipe. The beginning mentions sour cream but it isn't in the recipe? I added a spoon on top. Will be making again!


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