~ Easy Cheesy Bacon Tater Soup ~

Cassie *


When I was working as head cooks assistant, at the hospital, I had to make 2 large pots of soup a day, for the cafe. I made this awesome soup and they couldn't get enough. It was always first to go. I hope you like it as much as they did!



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4 - 6
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 Tbsp
  • 4 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 large
    onion, thin sliced
  • 2
    leeks, cleaned and sliced
  • 10 oz
    lean smoked bacon, chopped
  • 1 - 32 oz
    chicken stock
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 pound
    peeled russet potatoes, cubed
  • 1 - 8 oz
    block, cheddar cheese - shredded...i like using white cheddar, but was out
  • 1 c
  • Salt
    and pepper to taste

How to Make ~ Easy Cheesy Bacon Tater Soup ~


  1. In Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat and to the butter add the onion and garlic, sauté for about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally so not to burn.
  2. Add the bacon and leeks, sauté for 3 to 4 minutes longer, stirring often.
  3. Whisk flour with enough broth to make a paste. Now stir the paste into the veggies and continue cooking for a few minutes.

    Now stir in remaining broth. Add potatoes, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until potatoes are tender.
  4. Now, stir in the cream and cook another few minutes. Now stir in the cheese until it has melted.
  5. Serve immediately with additional cheese atop! Enjoy!

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About ~ Easy Cheesy Bacon Tater Soup ~

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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