Uncle John's Baked Potato Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Skys Mom

My uncle makes a lot of excellent, rich dishes. This is a soup adaptation of his twice-baked potatoes. Not for dieters, but an excellent, creamy soup for a cold day.

Top Review by Erindipity

I lost my Baked Potato Soup recipe was looking for something close. I think this was very similar to the one I used for years. I substituted fresh chives for green onions, because that is what I had. I also cut the cheese and bacon way back. I just thought that was too much. Even still it was a very nice soup, rich, creamy and very filling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bake potatoes until tender.
  2. Melt butter slowly in pan, blend in flour, making a roux.
  3. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, then add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Scoop out potatoes and set aside.
  5. Chop half of the potato peels to use in soup.
  6. When milk is very hot, whisk in potatoes, onions, and potato peels.
  7. Whisk well and add sour cream. Heat thoroughly.
  8. Add cheese a little at a time until all is melted. Serve with crumbled bacon.

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