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German Potato Bacon Soup

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"I got this recipe from Lisa Brill at Spurwing Country Club as part of the annual Octoberfest that the Country Club does every year. It's a great soup and different from the average potato soup! Great winter-time soup."
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50 m servings 226
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Melt butter in a stockpot over medium heat; add onions, bacon, and bay leaf. Cook and stir the onion mixture until the onions are nearly clear, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Pour chicken broth into the pot; add potatoes, flour, marjoram, caraway seed, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. Stir sour cream into the soup; cook another 1 to 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 226 calories; 10.6 27.1 6.1 30 1119 Full nutrition

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The soup ended up with a very good flavor, but was very runny. If I make it again I will make some changes; fry the bacon first so it is crispy and not rubbery; remove the bacon and fry the oni...

Thought it was great! I used a little less broth than was called for; 6 cups total. Also substituted plain Greek yogurt for the sour cream. Everybody loved it! Thanks.

Super soup but could use alittle more creaminess