Palate-Exploding, Mind-Blowing Loaded Potato Soup

Ingredients

  • 5 or 6 medium potatoes, peeled and diced into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 c heavy cream 
  • 1 c milk
  • 1 1/2 c shredded cheddar cheese (preferably sharp, but mild works just fine)
  • 3-4 green onions, all parts, sliced
  • 5-7 sliced of bacon, cooked to medium crisp and cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper (or to taste)
  • extra bacon, green onion and cheese for topping, if desired

In a medium pan, cover potatoes with water and boil on medium-high until fully cooked. (breaks when gently poked with fork)  Drain.

After starting potatoes, in 3.5 quart pan over medium heat, pour cream of chicken soup, cream and milk.  Whisk until smooth.  Add cheese, stirring until cheese is fully melted throughout the soup. 

Add green onions and bacon.  Stir.  Turn heat to low. 

Add fresh ground pepper to desired taste.  

Add drained potatoes to creamy mixture, stirring to mix and cover potatoes fully.  

Let soup simmer a few minutes to fully incorporate the flavors.

Serve topped with extra toppings for decoration.