Baked Potato Soup Recipe

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Baked Potato Soup
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  • 4 large potatoes
  • 2/3 cup margarine
  • 7 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups cheese, shredded


  1. Bake potatoes (easiest and fastest method - use the microwave - bake one at a time).
  2. Let potatoes cool, and scoop out pulp, discard skins.
  3. In large pot, melt butter, stir in flour, continue to stir until smooth.
  4. Stirring constantly, gradually add milk and cook over medium heat, stirring until thick and bubbly.
  5. Add potatoes, salt, pepper, 1/2 the chopped onion, and 1/2 the bacon. (fast method, buy the already cooked bacon) add cheese.
  6. Stir in sour cream.
  7. This as listed is a very thick sauce.
  8. Add more milk if needed for desired consistency.
  9. Also, salt and pepper to taste. This is very little salt and pepper for this recipe. I perfer little salt. Most people would add more.
  10. Heat throughly.
  11. When serving-top with green onion and bacon garnishes in each bowl.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 875.56 Kcal (3666 kJ)
Calories from fat 514.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 57.11g 88%
Cholesterol 145.54mg 49%
Sodium 3357.06mg 140%
Potassium 1135.3mg 24%
Total Carbs 38.26g 13%
Sugars 13.62g 54%
Dietary Fiber 2.36g 9%
Protein 52.55g 105%
Vitamin C 2mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 28%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Calcium 524.3mg 52%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 182.9 Kcal (766 kJ)
Calories from fat 107.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.93g 88%
Cholesterol 30.4mg 49%
Sodium 701.27mg 140%
Potassium 237.16mg 24%
Total Carbs 7.99g 13%
Sugars 2.85g 54%
Dietary Fiber 0.49g 9%
Protein 10.98g 105%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 28%
Iron 0.7mg 19%
Calcium 109.5mg 52%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 21.8
  • 23

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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