This recipe is great to have on its own or with a sandwich

Are you craving a comforting and hearty dish that requires minimal effort? Well, look no further than slow cooker loaded potato soup. Picture this: tender, creamy potatoes, savory bacon, and a delightful blend of flavors that will have your taste buds doing a happy dance. This recipe is perfect for those lazy days when you want something delicious, but don’t feel like slaving away in the kitchen.
Great on its own or paired with a sandwich, this recipe takes all the guesswork out of this classic recipe. With just a handful of ingredients and your trusty slow cooker, you can create a soul-warming soup that will make you feel like you’re wrapped in a cozy blanket on a chilly evening. So, if you’re in the mood for a bowl of pure comfort, grab your ingredients and let’s get cooking!
1-lb potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 small onion, diced
4 strips bacon
4 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
4 tbsp butter
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup sour cream
shredded cheddar cheese for topping
green onion, chopped
bacon bites or 2 additional bacon strips cooked and crumbled

1. In a small pan, cook the bacon and onion and remove, saving bacon grease.
2. Add potato, bacon, onion, salt, pepper and chicken broth to 6-quart slow cooker.
3. Cook on low 6 hours (high 4 hours).
3. When slow cooker is almost done, make roux: in sauce pan, melt butter with saved bacon grease. Whisk in flour until well combined. Whisk in heavy cream and sour cream until smooth.

4. Pour into slow cooker and mix together. Cover and cook on low 30 more minutes.
5. Serve with cheese and green onion and more bacon bites if desired.


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