Cheddar Baked Potato Soup

If your family loves loaded baked potatoes, they will adore this hearty soup! It’s perfect for a chilly winter day, cuddled up under blankets. Feel free to substitute your favorite cheese!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ lb. bacon, diced
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • ] 3 carrots, finely chopped
  • 3 ribs celery, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 12 oz. beer
  • 4 lbs. Russet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire

Directions

  • Heat butter in a stockpot over medium heat and add bacon. Fry 5 minutes, then add the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic. Sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add flour to the pan and continue to cook for 2 minutes. Add salt, pepper, and stock, then whisk in the cream, milk, and beer. Add in the potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Add the cheese, ½ cup at a time, stirring to melt after each addition. Stir in hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ lb. bacon, diced
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • ] 3 carrots, finely chopped
  • 3 ribs celery, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 12 oz. beer
  • 4 lbs. Russet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire

Directions

  • Heat butter in a stockpot over medium heat and add bacon. Fry 5 minutes, then add the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic. Sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add flour to the pan and continue to cook for 2 minutes. Add salt, pepper, and stock, then whisk in the cream, milk, and beer. Add in the potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Add the cheese, ½ cup at a time, stirring to melt after each addition. Stir in hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories580
Total Fat42g
Saturated Fat23g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium600mg
Total Carbohydrate33g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars5g
Protein17g