Easy Potato Soup Recipe
Potato soup is one of those foods that hits the maximum deliciousness mark from texture to umami. It’s easy to make, filling, and wonderful the next day as leftovers. I make potato soup all year around, but we especially love it in the colder months. There’s just something so comforting about creamy potato soup on a cold day!
In the winter months we eat soup at least once per week. My easy potato soup makes the rotation at least once per month. The boys love it, so it’s kid-approved!
Real Food Potato Soup
My recipe is 100% real food. The chicken broth I use is always homemade. This recipe is a wonderful way to get beautiful, nourishing chicken broth into your family’s diet, which is especially important in the winter months to support the immune system.
In addition, I use lovely bacon fat (sometimes up to a 1/2 cup!) to help flavor this delicious soup. Bacon fat is not to be feared! In addition to adding flavor to recipes, it provides healthy saturated fat (yes, you read that correctly; no it’s not a typo.)
Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe
This basic creamy potato soup goes from simple to loaded with the addition of a few ingredients. I love to add chives, sharp cheddar or creamy Gouda cheese and, of course, sour cream to the recipe. The addition of those ingredients take this soup to a whole other level of decadence.
If that sounds a little too rich for your taste (my boys don’t like all of the extras, in fact) you can stick with the basic recipe. Just be sure to include the bacon and bacon fat for optimal flavor and protein/fat to balance the starchy potatoes.
Let me know how you like it and definitely be sure to share any yummy additions you made to the recipe!