Baked Potato Cheddar Soup
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
My tweaks included using buttermilk instead of regular milk, adding in 1 cup of half and half, as well as 1 cup of water with a dissolved chicken bouillon cube, left out the sour cream except as a small dollop for the top of the soup. The cheese, onions, and bacon I followed as recipe stated. Easy, quick, and budget friendly.
The recipe was perfect consistency and very filling. A soup like this is supposed to be thick. I added three bouillon cubes and 1/2 tsp of garlic powder and 1/2 tsp of onion powder just to give it a bit more flavor. Before I added that it tasted just like a baked potato, which is probably what was intended. It’s all personal preference.
I liked the consistency of the soup,but not enough flavor for my family. I added 1 cup of cheese, onion, and bacon to the soup.
This is a tasty base recipe but I made adjustments to add more flavor and suit our tastes. I added 2 chicken boullion cubes and a scoop (about 3 T) of herb spreadable cheese. Definitely recommend serving with bacon and additional cheddar cheese.
Potato soup is naturally thick but I like the idea of making a roux with coconut oil used for cooking chopped yellow onions instead of a flour and milk mixture. Yellow onions add to the flavor and cooking the roux for about 3 minutes gets rid of the raw flour taste.I also use sharp cheddar and add Parmesan cheese which builds on the cheese flavor. White pepper also disperses better for most foods. : )
Completely bland. I will not be making this again. Even my husband who will eat anything agreed to just throw out the leftovers.
Great flavor. I used frozen southern hashbrowns to make this recipe even easier. Will make it again.
It was wonderful and fast and easy to do awesome??????
It has better flavor if you add the cheese so it melts and then put in real bacon bits, then before serving sprinkle with onions.
I have to say I was not pleased with the outcome of this recipe. The consistency was way to thick to call this a soup. I think it would work better if you kept the potatoes cubed instead of coarsely mashing them. We had to add more milk and way more seasoning just to make this edible. Sadly disappointed.