Carol's Baked Potato Soup


This baked potato soup recipe is easy and tastes great. Even the kids like it! It's got potatoes, bacon, green onions, cheese, and sour cream. Rich and delicious.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins


  • 4 baking potatoes

  • cup butter

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 6 cups milk

  • 1 cup chopped green onions

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 12 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

  • 5 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Bake potatoes in preheated oven for 1 hour. Scoop out the inside of potatoes and set aside. Reserve skins for another recipe or discard.

  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Stir in flour to make a roux. Cook for about 1 minute, stirring continuously. Gradually stir in milk; increase heat to medium and continue to stir until thickened.

  4. Add potatoes, green onions, salt, ground black pepper, bacon, and cheese. Stir well and continue to cook for about 15 minutes, allowing the flavors to blend. Stir in sour cream until well blended. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

621 Calories
41g Fat
45g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 621
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 26g 130%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 710mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 16mg 79%
Calcium 525mg 40%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 874mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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