Easy Cheesy Potato and Bacon Soup

Easy Cheesy Potato and Bacon Soup
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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
727
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
53g
76%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
23g
96%
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Carbohydrate, by difference
38g
29%
Protein
24g
52%
Vitamin A, RAE
202µg
29%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
547mg
55%
Choline, total
18mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
56µg
14%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
25mg
8%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
388mg
55%
Selenium, Se
27µg
49%
Sodium, Na
1074mg
72%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
198g
7%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Easy Shopping Tip

Purchase ingredients that can be used in a variety of dishes in bulk, in order to minimize waste and save money.

Easy Cooking Tip

Do all your prep in advance, and use three bowls: one for all your ingredients, one for all your prep, and one for all your refuse. Staying organized can help you put out meals faster.