Slow Cooker, Easy Baked Potato Soup

Slow Cooker, Easy Baked Potato Soup

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"I love this recipe in my slow cooker, especially since there is minimal prep. No bacon to fry, so the slow cooker is the only dish you will get dirty. If you have dry ranch mix on hand, I have really enjoyed this variation!"


7 h 30 m servings 336 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 336 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 17.9 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 18.4 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 1720 mg
  • 69%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Put potatoes in the bottom of your slow cooker crock. Scatter flour over the potatoes; toss to coat.
  2. Scatter bacon bits, red onion, garlic, chicken bouillon, ranch dressing mix, parsley, seasoned salt, and black pepper over the potatoes.
  3. Pour water into the slow cooker.
  4. Cook on Low 7 to 9 hours.
  5. Pour half-and-half into the soup; cook another 15 minutes.
  6. Garnish with Cheddar cheese and green onion to serve.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Alternately, you can cook this on High for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 297 Ratings


I am the writer of this recipe, and am so glad that others have enjoyed it! I wanted to mention a few things. First, please use real bacon crumbles, not imitation bacon bits. The dry ranch dress...

I doubled this recipe. Because I did not have chicken bouillion granules on hand, I used 6 cups of organic chicken broth. I also used homemade dry ranch seasoning mix. I needed this to be more f...

Great recipe! I have already shared with several people at work. Freezes & reheats well. Serve with fresh loaf of French bread.

This is awesome! It's been simmering all day (well, 5 hours on high) and just finished about 1/2 hour ago. Here are my modifications: I doubled the recipe, used 3 cups of chicken broth and 3 cup...

For those of you who think this came out too watery, just add some instant mashed potatoes until it reaches desired consistency. Instant mashed potatoes are a great staple to keep on hand to th...

Great tasting soup! I made this yesterday in my crock pot on the high setting and it was done in easily 4 hours. I opted to make it completely vegetarian so I left out the bacon and used vegetab...

Love this recipe! So easy and comes out great if you cook it on high for 4 hours. I have already made this four times and every time it came out tasting great.

This was easy, flavorful, and very rich. I subbed veg broth for chicken and used fresh parsley. I love the addition of ranch dressing mix. This is much more interesting than your typical potato ...

As written, this recipe is way too salty. A single serving has almost 70% of your daily allotment of sodium. With some modifications, this soup has become one of my favorites. I use half the bul...