Baked Potato Soup II

Baked Potato Soup II


"This is an easy one to make, and quick too! Toppings are great added at the table. Serve with all your baked potato favorites - chopped green onions, grated cheese, sour cream."


25 m servings 645 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 645 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 22.5 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 95.4g
  • 31%
  • Protein:
  • 18 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 221 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Microwave potatoes until done.
  2. While potatoes are cooking make a roux over low to medium heat. Mix butter, margarine, or light olive oil, and flour. DO NOT BURN THE ROUX. When roux is thickened a bit, gradually blend in milk. Continue cooking over low to medium heat while preparing potatoes.
  3. Peel and cut up potatoes. You may want to mash some of the potatoes also. Add potatoes to the milk mixture. Blend in sour cream. Soup is ready to be served.
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  1. 131 Ratings


YUM! This was a GREAT soup, but I can't give it 5 stars because it did need some help (after which it was great!) but as others have said the basic soup is a good base to build on. I roasted 1...

This is a good basic potato soup recipe and very easy to make. You can spice it up like many of the reviewers did or just serve it plain. I made only 3 slight changes. I used 2% milk and put in ...

gotta tell you...this was a hit..even the kids loved it!! we added bacon,garlic and spiced it up a little ,but talk about easy!! its a must try

This was good but no wonder everyone loves it...nearly a stick of butter and a cup of sour cream! I used half the butter and used my immersion blender to cream one of the potatoes into the white...

This is an awesome basic potato soup, not runny or thin. I used whole milk and it was just touch too thick, so I think I'll add some water in next time or follow the skim milk suggestion. I al...

Great recipe. Our family loves baked potato soup. Even my 18 month old. She ate a huge bowl. Because we like our soup loaded I added cheese and bacon to the soup. I also had to add some add...

This was a great base for individual additions. I added chopped green onions, crisp pancetta, sliced cooked mushrooms, small slices of fire roasted red peppers (jarred), and to some bowls, crum...

This is a good basic soup, but it needs "extras" to be really flavorful. With cheese, added salt and bacon, it would definitely get four stars.

Simple to make in a short time, and Tastes great! Good for the cold weather or just to have something different when you are extra hungry and need something filling. Steph B. :)