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Slow Cooker Cheesy Potato Soup with Bacon

This slow cooker cheesy potato soup is loaded with flavor and lots of bacon. It's sure to be a family hit!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs 40 mins
Total Time8 hrs 55 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 833kcal


  • 4 cups russet potatoes, peeled and diced (about 4-5 potatoes)
  • 1 small white or yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cups chicken or veggie broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream (or half and half)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled, divided


  • Add potatoes, onion, salt, Italian seasoning, and broth to slow cooker. Cook on low for 8-9 hours or high for 4-5 hours.
  • Using a potato masher, mash about 1/3 of the potatoes. Stir in 1 cup of cheese, half of the crumbled bacon, and heavy whipping cream. Cook on high for 30-45 min.
  • Top each bowl with remaining cheese and crumbled bacon. Serve.


Calories: 833kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 72g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 198mg | Sodium: 1731mg | Potassium: 805mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1570IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 357mg | Iron: 1.9mg