The Ultimate Creamy Potato Soup


The Ultimate Creamy Potato Soup Recipe: Comforting and Delicious


Potato soup is a classic comfort food that never goes out of style. It is perfect for a cozy dinner on a cold night, or a satisfying lunch on a lazy afternoon. But have you ever tried The Ultimate Creamy Potato Soup? This recipe takes the traditional potato soup to a whole new level of deliciousness. With its velvety texture, rich flavor, and hearty ingredients, it is sure to become a staple in your recipe collection.



➤ You’ll need :


▢6 strips (uncooked) bacon cut into small pieces

▢3 Tablespoons butter unsalted or salted will work

▢1 medium yellow onion chopped (about 1.5 cup/200g)

▢3 large garlic cloves minced

▢⅓ cup all-purpose flour (42g)

▢2 ½ lbs gold potatoes peeled and diced into pieces no larger than 1” (this was about 6 Large potatoes for me/1.15kg)

▢4 cups chicken broth (945ml)

▢2 cups milk (475ml)

▢⅔ cup heavy cream (155ml)

▢1 ½ teaspoon* salt

▢1 teaspoon ground pepper

▢¼ – ½ teaspoon ancho chili powder**

▢⅔ cup sour cream (160g)

▢Shredded cheddar cheese, chives, and additional sour cream and bacon for topping optional



➤ How to make this Recipe :


Step 1:

Place bacon pieces in a large Dutch Oven or soup pot over medium heat and cook until bacon is crisp and browned.


Step 2:

Remove bacon pieces and set aside, leaving the fat in the pot.


Step 3:

Add butter and chopped onion and cook over medium heat until onions are tender (3-5 minutes).


Step 4:

Add garlic and cook until fragrant (about 30 seconds).


Step 5:

Sprinkle the flour over the ingredients in the pot and stir until smooth (use whisk if needed).



Step 6:

Add diced potatoes to the pot along with chicken broth, milk, heavy cream, salt, pepper, and ancho chili powder. Stir well.


Step 7:

Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork (about 10 minutes).


Step 8:

Reduce heat to simmer and remove approximately half*** of the soup to a blender (be careful, it will be hot!) and puree until smooth (half is about 5 cups of soup, but just eyeballing the amount will be fine. Alternatively you can use an immersion blender.).


Step 9:

Return the pureed soup to the pot and add sour cream and reserved bacon pieces, stir well.


Step 10:

Allow soup to simmer for 15 minutes before serving.


Step 11:

Top with additional sour cream, bacon, cheddar cheese, or chives.





➤Nutrition Information:


This recipe makes 6 servings. Each serving contains approximately:


Calories: 475

Fat: 37g

Carbohydrates: 24g

Protein: 12g

Sodium: 890mg

Fiber: 3g

Sugar: 3g





1- This soup can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


2- If you don’t have an immersion blender, you can blend the soup in batches in a blender or food processor.


3- For a lighter version of this soup, you can substitute the heavy cream with whole milk or half-and-half.


4- Feel free to customize this recipe by adding your favorite toppings, such as croutons, sour cream, or chopped green onions.



➤ In conclusion, The Ultimate Creamy Potato Soup is a delicious and satisfying meal that is perfect for a cold winter day or any time you want a comforting bowl of soup. With its rich and creamy texture and flavorful ingredients, this soup is sure to become a family favorite. Give it a try and enjoy!





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