The weather here is getting colder (at least a few days each week) and I love that because that means its soup weather. This Cheesy Potato Soup can be prepared in the crockpot and who doesn’t love that!

Cheesy Potato Soup {Crockpot} - prepare in the slow cooker and come home to a nice warm meal!

Cheesy Potato Soup {Crockpot} - prepare in the slow cooker and come home to a nice warm meal!

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 and half hours

Ingredients:
5 pounds russet baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup butter
1 cup half and half
12 oz. bacon, cooked until crisp, drained on paper towels, and crumbled (easiest way to cook bacon here)
6 green onions, chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tbs. garlic powder
2 tbs. Tabasco sauce (or more for more flavor and spiciness)
1 cup of shredded Mexican cheese
16 ounces Velveeta cheese, melted (I use the Queso Blanco)

Cheesy Potato Soup {Crockpot} - prepare in the slow cooker and come home to a nice warm meal!

Directions:
1. Put the potatoes in the crock pot and add water to cover. Cover and cook on HIGH for about 5 hours, potatoes should be falling apart.
2. Turn the cooker to LOW, add the butter, half and half, and sour cream, and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until hot, about 20 minutes.
3. Stir in the crumbled bacon and sliced green onions. I leave some to top with. Serve immediately or keep warm on LOW, adding milk to thin if needed.

  

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Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 5 pounds russet baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 12 oz. bacon, cooked until crisp, drained on paper towels, and crumbled
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tbs. garlic powder
  • 2 tbs. Tabasco sauce (or more for more flavor and spiciness)
  • 1 cup of shredded Mexican cheese
  • 16 ounces Velveeta cheese, melted (I use the Queso Blanco)
Instructions
  1. Put the potatoes in the crock pot and add water to cover. Cover and cook on HIGH for about 5 hours, potatoes should be falling apart.
  2. Turn the cooker to LOW, add the butter, half and half, and sour cream, and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until hot, about 20 minutes.
  3. 3. Stir in the crumbled bacon and sliced green onions. I leave some to top with. Serve immediately or keep warm on LOW, adding milk to thin if needed.

    
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Potato Soup {Crockpot}