Laura's Crock-pot Rustic Potato Soup

Laura Wolf


I made this recipe with ingredients I could get from ALDI's because that's where my daughter shops. So it was inexpensive and easy to make... Not to mention delicious!


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30 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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2 lb
red potatoes, diced into bite sized pieces
2 medium
sweet onions, diced small
4 stalk(s)
celery, diced small
4 stick
carrots, diced small
64 oz
vegetable stock (2) 32 oz. cartons
1 can(s)
corn, drained
bay leaves
1/4 c
parsley flakes
1 tsp
thyme, leaves
1 lb
bacon, diced
1/2 stick
1 can(s)
evaporated milk
1/2 c
salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Laura's Crock-pot Rustic Potato Soup


  • 1In a 6 qt. crock-pot. Add in both cartons of Vegetable Stock, potatoes, onions, celery, carrots, thyme, parsley flakes and bay leaves.
  • 2In a sauté pan, cook bacon until crisp and drain thoroughly on paper towels.
  • 3Add cooked & drained bacon to crock-pot.
  • 4Cook on low heat for about 8 hours. (I set it and go to bed)
  • 5In a saucepan, melt butter and add flour and whisk in evaporated milk. Once it starts to thicken, remove from heat. Slowly spoon it into crock-pot stirring to keep lumps out. Keep adding until you get a nice creamy consistancy.
  • 6Add Salt and Pepper to taste.
  • 7Optional Garnishes: cheese, bacon bits, onions, fresh parsley. Whatever floats your boat! Enjoy!!

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About Laura's Crock-pot Rustic Potato Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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