Ultimate Baked Potato Soup

Ultimate Baked Potato Soup Recipe

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Wanda Richardson


As close to the old Bennigan's restaurant potato soup that was out of this world. I say "old" Bennigan's because they closed and moved out of our area. :( If you have time, you can "bake" your potatoes in a crockpot, peel/dice them and add all other ingredients for an easy crockpot meal!


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1 Hr 30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 lb
    all-purpose potatoes, scrubbed and pierced in several places
  • 1 Tbsp
    stick butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 c
    finely chopped onions
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 can(s)
    (14 1/2 oz) chicken broth
  • 3 c
  • 1 tsp
    salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp
    pepper (or to taste)
  • ·
    toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, crumbled bacon & chopped scallions

How to Make Ultimate Baked Potato Soup


  1. 1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. 2. Bake potatoes 1 hour or until tender when pierced. Peel when cool enough to handle.
  3. 3. Melt Butter in a 4 to 6 qt pot over medium low heat. Stir in onions and garlic, cover and cook 10 minutes until soft, but not brown. Add 2/3 of the potatoes and mash with a potato masher. Add broth, milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
  4. 4. Cut remaining potatoes in small cubes. Add to soup and stir gently to reheat. Sprinkle each serving with toppings.

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About Ultimate Baked Potato Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Dish, #main, #Soups

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