Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe


Potato soup is a classic comfort food that warms up your soul on chilly days. This cheesy potato soup recipe takes that comfort to the next level with the addition of cheddar cheese, making it even creamier and more indulgent. It’s easy to make, delicious, and perfect for those nights when you want something warm and satisfying.

Cheesy potato soup by Jeffreyw is licensed under (CC BY 2.0)

Quick Highlights

Main ingredients: Potato, onion, cheddar cheese, chicken or vegetable broth

Time: 45 minutes {Preparation time – 10 mins, cooking time – 35 mins}; servings – 6

Nutrients: Rich in vitamin C, protein, fibre, calcium

Preparation of the ingredients

1. Peel and dice the potatoes.

2. Finely chop the onion and garlic cloves

3. Shred cheddar cheese


1. Potatoes(large)4
2. Onion1
3. Garlic4 cloves
4. Chicken/vegetable broth4 cups
5. Heavy cream1 cup
6. Cheddar Cheese2 cups
7. Butter2 tablespoon
8. SaltAdd to taste
9. Black pepperAdd to taste

Optional toppings: chopped green onions, crumbled bacon, sour cream

Preparing the soup

  1. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Dry heat onions and minced garlic until they are transparent and fragrant and continue to sauté.
  3. Add the diced potatoes and chicken or vegetable broth to the pot. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer until the potatoes are tender and easily mashed with a fork.
  4. Blend the soup well.
  5. Add the heavy cream and shredded cheddar cheese to the pot, stirring until the cheese is fully melted and incorporated.
  6. Taste the soup and add salt and pepper to taste.

Serving suggestions

Serve the soup hot, topped with:

1.   chopped green onions

2.   crumbled bacon

3.  sour cream

Nutritional Information

This cheesy potato soup recipe yields 6 servings. Here’s the nutritional information per serving:

1.  Calories: 435 kcal

2.  Total Fat: 29g

3.  Saturated Fat: 18g

4.  Cholesterol: 95mg

5.  Sodium: 799mg

6.  Total Carbohydrates: 28g

7.  Dietary Fibre: 3g

8.  Sugars: 4g

9.  Protein: 15g

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