Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup

This soup has the flavor of a loaded or stuffed baked potato.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 7 hours 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 large onion, peeled and sliced
  • 4 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 5 cups water
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 3 Tbsp. reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1⁄3 cup diced scallion


  • Place the onion, potatoes, water, salt, and pepper into a 4-quart slow cooker. Cook on low for 7 hours.
  • Purée using an immersion blender or in batches in a blender.
  • Stir in the cheese and sour cream. Serve topped with bacon crumbles and scallion.