Easy Cheesy Potato and Bacon Soup

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Easy Cheesy Potato and Bacon Soup
Easy Cheesy Potato and Bacon Soup
Karen Petersen

Easy Cheesy Potato and Bacon Soup

Soup! It is cold here. And soup is what I want. Pretty much every day. I loved this soup. The bacon and cheese and potatoes are so comforting. Kids will love this soup as well. Serve with some crusty bread and you have an easy meal.

8
Servings
249
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Pound red potatoes, diced
  • 2 Cups sliced leeks
  • 6 Cups chicken broth
  • 2 Teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 Cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 3 Cups shredded sharp Cheddar, plus more for garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Place the potatoes, leeks, broth, garlic powder, and ½ cup of the bacon into a slow cooker. Slowly whisk in the flour, 1 tablespoon at a time. Cover and cook on low until the potatoes are tender, about 4-6 hours. Slowly stir in the cheese, a little at a time. Season with plenty of salt and pepper and garnish with the remaining bacon and extra cheese, if desired.

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Protein
13g
25%
Carbs
30g
10%
Vitamin A
22µg
2%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
2.7%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
18.4%
Vitamin C
10mg
17%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.7%
Vitamin K
15µg
19%
Calcium
34mg
3%
Fiber
2g
9%
Folate (food)
42µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
62µg
16%
Folic acid
12µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
12%
Magnesium
40mg
10%
Monounsaturated
4g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
6mg
29%
Phosphorus
193mg
28%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
722mg
21%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
15.5%
Sodium
723mg
30%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
17.3%
Zinc
1mg
7%

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