Try This Creamy Potato Soup

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If you’ve never had creamy potato soup, this is the best time to try this recipe. It’ll keep you warm during what’s left of this winter.


  • 1.5 lb diced potatoes
  • 5 slices bacon
  • 2 cups warmed milk
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons bacon grease or butter
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 4 peeled and minced garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly-cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 cup diced white or yellow onion
  • chives, sour cream, bacon, shredded cheese for serving


  • Get a stockpot and cook the diced bacon until it becomes crispy. When it’s done, put it on a plate, making sure that you keep the bacon grease.
  • You only need 3 tablespoons of the bacon grease for cooking.
  • Cook the onion together with the grease for 5 minutes. You can then add the garlic and continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Include the flour and cook for 1 minute, while also mixing the ingredients together.
  • Add the stock in the mix together with the potatoes and the milk.
  • Wait for the soup to start simmering, then lower the heat.
  • Cover the stockpot with a lid and let it simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • When the time is up, you can include sour cream, shredded cheese, pepper, bacon, and salt.
  • Your creamy potato soup is done. Top it off with extra bacon, shredded cheese, chives and any other toppings that you like.