This Potato Soup Has Everything You Need For A Seriously Hearty Meal

by Giovanna Boldrini
Giovanna was born in Rome, Italy and currently resides in South Salem, New York. In her free time, she likes to cook with her children and grandchildren.

Let’s face it, winter is soup weather. There’s nothing better than filling your belly with hot, hearty soup on a cold night — or a cold day.

Winter’s also a great time to experiment in the kitchen, since it’s actually nice to be around a hot stove this time of year!

This delicious, warming soup is something you just have to try! Along with the chicken bacon pot pies we showed you how to make, this soup is a surefire way to stay warm all winter long!


  • 7 to 8 small potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 4 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • bacon, cooked and chopped
  • scallion, chopped
  • cheddar and/or jack cheese, shredded


  1. Chop your potatoes, shallots, onion, garlic, and parsley and place it into your pot.
  2. Add chicken broth, milk, cream, and seasoning and let simmer.
  3. While the soup is cooking, fry up your bacon and chop it.
  4. Chop your scallions and shred your cheese.
  5. When the potatoes are tender, take the soup off the heat and blend until smooth.
  6. Pour your soup into a bowl and top with bacon, cheese and scallions.

And that’s it! It’s like a baked potato in a bowl, but with the added flavor dimensions of the garlic, shallots, and onion.

Spread the warmth by SHARING this recipe with all of your friends who would rather be hibernating!

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