14 Hearty Potato Soup Recipes for Comforting Cold Weather Meals
Absolutely Ultimate Potato Soup
Potatoes, cream, and bacon — yes, please! According to JOSEPH C. PERO, "This is without a doubt the tastiest, most full-bodied, flavorful, creamed potato soup we have ever tasted."
Baked Potato Soup V
Some people say baked potatoes make the best potato soup. This recipe is a firm favorite on our site. "The last recipe you'll ever have to get for Baked Potato Soup," says TLNATION. "It's thick soup and could be served with just a salad. Everyone in the family will love this one."
Slow Cooker, Easy Baked Potato Soup
This scrumptious slow cooker version takes just 15 minutes to put together, and you'll have piping hot soup ready and waiting when you come home from work. "I love this recipe in my slow cooker, especially since there is minimal prep," says The-Baby-Bow-Lady. "No bacon to fry, so the slow cooker is the only dish you will get dirty. If you have dry ranch mix on hand, I have really enjoyed this variation!"
Winter Leek and Potato Soup
Potato and leek is the ultimate feel-good soup. Make it look restaurant-quality with a drizzle of olive oil and some finely chopped chives on top. "Lovely easy recipe," says MaryD. "So delicious and it is perfection with a sandwich. I made this for St Patty's day with Reuben sandwiches and it was awesome."
Chef John's Ham and Potato Soup
This solid 5-star recipe is loved by our home-cooks, and may even have special healing powers. Marianne65 says "this soup just cured a horrible cold I've been suffering with for four days! Best part about this is the simple ingredients, yet the taste is rich."
Sausage, Potato and Kale Soup
This filling sausage and potato soup really is a meal in a bowl. Just add a little cheese, and dinner is served. " Just fixed this and it is sooooo YUMMO!" raves jessica_bridget. 'I did take the advice in other reviews and add the dairy and the kale in the last few minutes."
World's Best Potato Soup
What makes it the world's best? According to MOLLERSANCHEZ, "the taste and texture are fabulous and preparation is very simple and quick.
Cheesy Potato and Corn Chowder
This corn chowder, and cheesy potato soup has a little taste of all your favorites. "Very easy to make and always turns out really well," says TinaNg28. "The gravy mix is the main ingredient that makes this soup great."
Ham, Bean, and Potato Soup
Here's a homemade potato soup with cooked ham and great northern beans. "There's nothing more satisfying than home cookin', and there's nothing more home cookin' than a thick, hearty soup on a fall or winter's day," says Steve A. "This is a very basic, traditional soup using a ham bone and the trimmings from a baked ham, pre-sliced or not. If you bake your own hams but have been throwing out the bone, you're missing out on something very special!"
Instant Pot® Frozen Potato Soup
Even by speedy Instant Pot standards, this recipe is super fast. The prep time requires about 5 minutes. It starts with frozen potatoes, chicken soup, Italian seasonings, and cream cheese, the secret ingredient.
Cauliflower Potato Soup
Cauliflower adds tasty nutrition to this simple and comforting potato soup. Monika rates it 5 stars and raves: "My family loved it so much that we made three different soups using this basic recipe — a broccoli version, creamy chicken, and a seafood version. Great recipe!"
Different Ham and Potato Soup
A meaty ham bone, tomato paste, and a combination of Creole and Italian seasonings give this potato soup a unique flavor. "My husband does not like beans of any type, so I used basic stew ingredients to make a yummy soup!" says Mommaof3.
Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup
"Simply wonderful. We LOVE this," raves Marsha. "I make it every few weeks through the fall and winter. I do follow the directions and have found it to be even tastier by doubling the cream and use fresh dill in the entire recipe."
Cream of Mashed Potato Soup
Leftover mashed potatoes get a tasty new life as a comforting soup when combined with milk, ham, and cheese. It's ready in about 20 minutes! "Best way to use up leftover mashed potatoes," says Karen Koppy. "Use whatever cheese you like with your potatoes."