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Crockpot Loaded Potato Soup

Crockpot Loaded Potato Soup

Crockpot Loaded Potato Soup

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 15 minutes

Nothing quite hits the spot like a hot bowl of soup after a long day of hiking. If you're craving something hearty and comforting, make loaded potato soup in your slow cooker. To prepare this divine-tasting potato soup while camping, you must have a crockpot, potatoes (preferably Yukon gold or Russet), cheese, bacon, and some chicken broth.

This soup is also packed with nutrients and is the perfect food to fuel your body after a long day of hiking or other outdoor activities. Just add some diced potatoes, chicken broth, bacon, and shredded cheese to your slow cooker before you head out for the day. Then, when you're ready to eat, simply reheat the soup over the fire and enjoy. Add a few freshly chopped chives on top for an extra touch of flavor. 

This soup is warm, comforting, and easy to prepare, plus it's packed with all the potatoes, cheese, and bacon you could ever want. And, if you're lucky enough to have leftovers, they'll taste even better the next day. So if you want to treat yourself to a nice meal on your next camping trip, give this recipe a try - its rich taste will leave you craving for more. 


  • 6 large baking potatoes, peeled, cut in 1/2 -inch cubes
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced (or pressed)
  • 1⁄4 cup butter
  • 2 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup cream or 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 cup sour cream (optional)
  • 8 slices bacon, fried & crumbled


  1. Combine first seven ingredients in a large crock pot; cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours (potato should be tender).
  2. Mash mixture until potatoes are coarsely chopped and soup is slightly thickened.
  3. Stir in cream, cheese and chives.
  4. Top with sour cream (if used), sprinkle with bacon and more cheese.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 7 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 744Total Fat 45gSaturated Fat 26gTrans Fat 2gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 135mgSodium 1842mgCarbohydrates 63gFiber 6gSugar 8gProtein 23g
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Written by Jill Wheeler

Hi there! I’m Jill, a full-time travel blogger and passionate adventurer. I left the 9-to-5 grind to embrace the nomadic travel lifestyle and have never looked back. I love immersing myself in diverse cultures, and through my stories, photos, and tips, I hope to inspire others to embark on their own adventures. When I’m not exploring the world, you’ll find me skiing, mountain biking, or tasting the culture of breathtaking locations.

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