Easy Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon

Easy Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon

Easy Potato Soup with bacon is truly the best! It’s quick and easy to make!  It’s full of flavor and creamy, and it’s always delicious.


Easy Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon


This is nothing better than a really good potato soup recipe! It’s one of those recipes that comes together so quickly and so pleasing to your tummy.

I bet you have most of these ingredients in your kitchen right now!  Soups are perfect in any season because they don’t take that much cook time so you can be on your way!




there are so many ways to make  this soup your own! Some possibilities could include:

  • You can leave out the bacon. And if you want it a little spicy, add in 2-3 teaspoons Red Pepper flakes seasoning for a bit of extra flavor. 
  • You can:
    • leave out the flour and 2 tablespoons of grease/butter, and then you can puree part of the soup to thicken it.
    • Instead of bacon you can use ham or chicken.


Easy Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon


  • 6 slices thick cut bacon diced
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 4 stalks of celery diced
  • 3 carrots peeled and diced
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 4 to 5 potatoes peeled and diced
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • shredded cheddar cheese for topping
  • diced green onions for topping
  • bacon pieces for topping


Easy Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon


  • In a large heavy bottomed stock pot, cook the bacon until just crispy.
  • Add in the onion, celery, carrots, and garlic.  Cook until the vegetables are soft. About 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Stir in the flour into the vegetable mixture.  Then very slowly add the chicken stock.  It works best to add a few tablespoons at a time, whisking throughout in between. This should take about two minutes at the most.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and add in the potatoes.  Turn down the heat to a simmer, stirring regularly, and cook until the potatoes are fork tender. About 20 to 30 minutes. Make sure the heat is very low. If it is too high, too much of the liquid will evaporate.
  • Stir in the milk, yogurt and allow the milk to cook through, about 1 to 2 minutes.  Top with cheddar cheese, bacon, and diced green onions. Enjoy!



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