Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup
Time: 8 hours and 30 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
Start this Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup at 9 a.m. and by the time you walk through the door after work, you’ll have a hot dinner ready to go. Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup combines all the elements of a loaded baked potato—butter, bacon, cheese, and chives—in a comforting format made for curling up on the couch on a cold day. Load it with toppings to your heart’s desire.
Place the potatoes and onion in a 6-quart slow cooker.
Add in the broth, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Cook, covered, on low until the potatoes are tender, about 8-10 hours.
Once tender, mash the potatoes to desired consistency.
Stir in the cream cheese, cream, and butter.
Cook, covered, until heated through, about 15 minutes.
Just before serving, whisk the soup to combine.
Serve topped with bacon, cheese, and chives.