Potato Soup Recipe

Potato Soup Recipe

I love this creamy Potato Soup Recipe. 

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy soup, potato, sour cream
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 390 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 8 cups Russest potatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 1/2 cup onion (diced)
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Optional toppings: cheese, bacon, and green onion.


  1. Place peeled and diced and onions into a large pot and cover with chicken broth. Allow to cook until potatoes are tender. 

  2. Use a potato masher to start to mash potatoes. Once potatoes are tender add in remaining ingredients in the order listen. 

  3. For a thicker soup serve now. For a creamy soup (like in the pictures) continue to mash or use an immersion blender. 

  4. Serve topped with shredded cheddar cheese, cooked and crumbled bacon, and diced green onions. 

Nutrition Facts
Potato Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 cups)
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 51mg17%
Sodium 1019mg42%
Potassium 1683mg48%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 540IU11%
Vitamin C 53mg64%
Calcium 217mg22%
Iron 11mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.