TSR Version of Tony Roma's Baked Potato Soup by Todd Wilbur

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 30 mins

From www.TopSecretRecipes.com A very good copycat recipe. You can sub vegetable stock for the chicken, and imitation bacon bits for the real ones for a vegetarian dish. Prep time includes baking the spuds.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan and sauté onion until light brown.
  2. Add the flour to the onions and stir to make a roux.
  3. Add stock, water, cornstarch, mashed potatoes and spices to the pot and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out.
  6. Discard skins.
  7. Chop potato flesh into 1/2 inch chunks.
  8. Add chopped potato and half and half to the saucepan, bring soup back to a boil, reduce and simmer for 15 minutes.
  9. Ladle into bowls, and serve with 1 tbsp cheese, 1/2 tbsp bacon bits and 1 tsp onion sprinkled on top.


Most Helpful

Oh my goodness, Diana, this was sooooo good. I think this is better than Tomy Roma's. My husband and I really loved this rich, creamy, full of potatoes comforting soup. I used probably 1/2 c. chopped bacon as garnish. Thanks for posting this.

ratherbeswimmin' September 12, 2002

I thought this was really good. It was definitely quick and easy. I nuked the potatoes in the microwave because I was short on time and I didn't have chicken stock so I used chicken broth from a can. It made a great fast dinner that my kids gobbled down. Thanks

kat2 February 26, 2002

I made this soup for Sunday dinner and boy what a treat! So creamy & satisfying and had a good rich flavor. I also garnished with more bacon and sauteed the potatoes in a few tsp. of bacon drippings for just a few minutes with a touch of garlic before adding the other ingredients. Served this with nice crusty bread. My husband absolutely thought it was the best I have ever made "if people don't like this then they don't know what good food is". Thanks Diana, we will be making a lot this winter.

Just Cher October 01, 2002

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