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
8 ounces bacon, cooked until crisp, drained on paper towels, and crumbled
6 green onions, chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce
1/2 cup fresh chives, chopped
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
16 ounces Velveeta cheese, melted

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. 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
  • 8 ounces bacon, cooked until crisp, drained on paper towels, and crumbled
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce
  • ½ cup fresh chives, chopped
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 16 ounces Velveeta cheese, melted
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. Stir in the crumbled bacon and sliced green onions. Serve immediately or keep warm on LOW, adding milk to thin if needed.

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Potato Soup {Crockpot}