Baked Potato Soup

Recipe by spatchcock
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and bake the potatoes for an hour, or until done.
  • When potatoes have cooked remove them from oven to cool.
  • As potatoes cool, melting butter in large saucepan, and saute onion until light brown.
  • Add the flour to the onions and stir.
  • Add stock, water, cornstarch, mashed potato flakes, and spices to the pot and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out contents with a large spoon.
  • Discard skin.
  • Chop baked potato with a large knife to make chunks that are about 1/2-inch in size.
  • Add chopped baked potato and half and half to saucepan, bring soup back to a boil, and then reduce heat and simmer the soup for another 15 minutes or until it is thick.
  • Spoon about 1 1/2 cups of soup into a bowl and top with about a tablespoon of shredded cheddar cheese, a 1/2 tbs of bacon (if you want!) and a teaspoon or so of chopped green onion.