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Crockpot Potato Soup topped with shredded cheese

Crockpot Potato Soup

Crockpot Potato Soup is a fix it and forget it dream boasting lotsa’ tender veggies swimming in a rich cream sauce to wow taste buds and fill tummies!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Crockpot Potato Soup, Crockpot Potato Soup Recipe, How do I make Crockpot Potato Soup Recipe, How to make Crockpot Potato Soup Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 460kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 8 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups celery, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 rounded tablespoon Better Than Bouillon, chicken flavor
  • salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 Cups heavy cream

Optional Toppings:

  • cheddar cheese, grated
  • green onions, sliced
  • bacon, crumbled
  • sour cream


  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium-low heat until it's about halfway done.
    How to make Crockpot Potato Soup, cooking the bacon
  • Add onions, garlic, carrots, and celery and continue to cook until vegetables begin to soften.
    How to make Crockpot Potato Soup, cooking the veggies
  • Add the bacon-vegetable mixture to the crockpot. Add the chicken broth, salt, pepper, thyme, and potatoes cook on low 7-8 hours, or high 4-5 hours, or until the potatoes are fork tender
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together flour and milk until evenly combined. Pour the flour-milk mixture into the crockpot. Stir in the heavy cream. 
    How to make Crockpot Potato Soup, adding milk flour mixture
  • Place the cover back on the crockpot and turn the heat to high and cook for 30 minutes.
  • When the soup is heated through, use a potato masher and mash (directly in crockpot) about one third to half the potatoes until you reach the thickness desired.
    How to make Crockpot Potato Soup, mashing the potatoes
  • To serve, ladle soup into individual bowls and garnish with optional toppings!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 650mg | Potassium: 850mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5027IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 2mg