Slow Cooker Potato Soup


In the fall, I would eat soup every day of the week if I could!  I absolutely love soup!  So I was so excited when Ruthie shared this post with me.  I know you will love all of her fall inspired recipes and her special announcement at the bottom of this post!



Hi again to all of Beneath my Heart’s friends… it’s Ruthie from Whats Cooking with Ruthie and I’m so happy to be here to share with y’all again this month!

I can hardly believe that Autumn weather is here, the leaves are turning around our neck of the woods and it’s put me in the mood for some delicious savory soups…


Slow Cooker Potato Soup by www,

AND what’s better than a delicious savory SLOW COOKER soup?! Not a whole lot, in my book. I love to throw it together in the morning and walk in that evening to dinner-ready-to-go :)

Slow Cooker Potato Soup is perfect for a fall day or pretty much any day for that matter!

Slow Cooker Potato Soup
Recipe Type: Soup
Author: Ruthie
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 10
  • 10 red potatoes, cubed
  • 1 large onion, diced and sautéd in butter
  • 5 cups water
  • 3 Tbsp chicken bouillon
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp ranch dressing mix
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 package of real bacon bits
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chives or green onions
  1. Place the first 9 ingredients in the crock pot.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  3. The potatoes should be tender.
  4. Stir in half and half, cheese, sour cream and chives or green onion.
  5. Heat through and serve.




Slow Cooker Potato Soup by


Here are a couple of other autumn inspired recipes for you to enjoy, I hope these recipes put you in the mood to do a little baking…

Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies by whatscookingwithruthie.comPumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies with Nutella Cream Cheese Filling

Apple Pie Bread by whatscookingwithruthie.comApple Pie Bread

Skinny Pumpkin Bars by whatscookingwithruthie.comSkinny Pumpkin Bars


Here’s some extra exciting news…. What’s Cooking with Ruthie Family Favorites Cookbook was just published last week on ibooks!!  And now is available on Amazon/Kindle too :)   Click HERE to check it out!

It’s now available for download on your iPad with iBooks or on your computer with iTunes.

What's Cooking with Ruthie Family Favorites Cookbook

It’s full of 35 fabulously delicious recipes :)


Thanks so much for having me- I know you’ll love this Slow Cooker Potato Soup recipe.


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Have a wonderful day and Happy Cooking!

xoxo~ Ruthie

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  1. Looks and sounds delicious!! Pinning :)
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  2. Just printed off the recipe to make for dinner this week! Thanks for posting.

    Amy W
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  3. Rebekah Miller says:

    Looks delicious! I will have to try this soon.

  4. I have an old Chambers stove and this will be perfect in the Thermowell! Love potato soup and really all soups and stews. The skinny pumpkin bars look delish as well. I need to revisit her site. as she seem to have a similar food aesthetic for home-style cooking. CTD

  5. Hm hmmmm Love the potato soup;… and I agree comes fall I come up with all kinds of soups…
    Just made lentil soup with onions, garlic, spinach, lentils and chicken fillets…. I could eat soup
    every day as well….
    Thanks for the recipe…
    Love Edith YourChicagoConnection

  6. julie marie says:

    How much is one package of real bacon bits. I buy a big package at Sam’s? Is it a cup ?

  7. What size is a package of bacon bits?

  8. This looks great, I am going to try it this weekend. Do you know how much one serving is? One cup? 1/2 cup? I am doing weight watchers so I am trying to figure out how many points this would be. Thanks!

  9. This looks amazing! Do you think it’d freeze well?

  10. This looks wonderful. I’ve got everything to make it so tomorrow’s dinner it will be!

  11. Traci – My family LOVED this soup! Even my kids that “hate’ soup love it. My husband even requested it again today! thank you for this awesome recipe.

  12. Amazing soup!
    But DO NOT freeze! The half & half will curdle. Ick.

  13. Thanks for the recipe. I’m making it tonight!

  14. Did you use regular cheddar or white cheddar? Thanks!

  15. I just dumped a whole packet of ranch mix in will it. E to salty? Any recommendations for Making it better?

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