Ultimate Slow-Cooker Loaded Potato Soup

Ultimate Slow-Cooker Loaded Potato Soup

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Whats the secret to making this ultimate comfort food soup ultra creamy? Canned evaporated milk. It prevents curdling that can happen when regular milk is cooked over a long period of time. The recipe is a Yummly original created by [Ashley Strickland Freeman](https://www.yummly.com/dish/author/Ashley-Strickland-Freeman).

The ingredient of Ultimate Slow-Cooker Loaded Potato Soup

  1. 2 1/2 pounds yukon gold potatoes
  2. 1 can evaporated milk 1 can is 12 oz.
  3. 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  4. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  5. 1 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper plus more for serving
  7. 12 slices bacon
  8. 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese
  9. 1 bunch fresh chives
  10. 8 ounces sour cream

The instruction how to make Ultimate Slow-Cooker Loaded Potato Soup

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into chunks. Combine potatoes, evaporated milk, broth, butter, salt, and pepper in a 4-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low setting until potatoes are tender, 6-8 hours.
  2. While soup cooks, cook bacon in a large frying pan over medium-high heat until crisp, turning once, 4-5 minutes on each side. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Crumble bacon. Coarsely shred cheese. Use kitchen scissors to snip chives.
  3. Puree soup in slow cooker using an immersion blender (watch out for possible splashing as it starts to mix). Or puree soup in batches in a blender.
  4. Divide soup among serving bowls. Top with cheese, bacon, sour cream, and chives. Add more pepper to taste if you like.

Nutritions of Ultimate Slow-Cooker Loaded Potato Soup

calories: 710 calories
carbohydrateContent: 32 grams
cholesterolContent: 125 milligrams
fatContent: 54 grams
fiberContent: 6 grams
proteinContent: 27 grams
saturatedFatContent: 26 grams
sodiumContent: 1600 milligrams
sugarContent: 3 grams

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