Homemade Baked Potato Soup
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Love baked potatoes?
Try making this simple yet flavorful Baked Potato Soup right in your Instant Pot pressure cooker! It’s easy enough to make on a busy weeknight yet tastes like you’ve been cooking all day. If you’re new to Instant Pot cooking, this would be a great meal idea to try. The result is a warm and hearty bowl of delicious cheesy potato soup your entire family will LOVE.
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Instant Pot Baked Potato Soup
yield: 4 SERVINGS
prep time: 15 MINUTES
cook time: 20 MINUTES
total time: 35 MINUTES
All the flavors of a yummy baked potato in a comforting and simple to make soup.
- 2.5 pounds potatoes, peeled & cubed
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 2 cups shredded cheese
- 1 cup milk (or more depending on preferred thickness)
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- Any toppings such as bacon bits, scallions, shredded cheese, or sour cream
Place potatoes, onion, garlic and chicken broth inside Instant Pot.
Secure lid and set to Manual (High) setting for 10 minutes.
Once finished, turn the valve from sealing to venting to Quick Release the pressure.
Use a potato masher to mash potatoes and mix in butter, sour cream, shredded cheese, and milk.
If desired, use a hand mixer or hand immersion blender to puree and blend together.
Add salt & pepper to taste. Serve with any additional baked potato toppings as desired such as bacon bits, chives, etc.
*Recipe adapted from LivingLocurto.com
This Instant Pot Potato Soup ROCKS!
My family ate every last drop. It really does have great flavor and is a super comforting homemade meal! Plus, you can’t go wrong preparing it in the Instant Pot for convenience!
Tip: If you’d like to make this soup in a slow cooker instead, try cooking potatoes, onion, garlic, and broth on LOW for about 5-6 hours, then adding the rest of the ingredients and cooking for another 30 minutes.
Thank you so much… I have been super sick and nothing sounds good. But this sounds amazing and fairly easy! Much appreciated
Sure Heather-Feel better soon!
Oh, Lina, you have made my son very happy by posting this! Thanks!!!!!!!!
Oh good- enjoy!
Thanks for the recipe. I’m getting ready to buy one. Do you have the 6 quart pot? Maybe other can chime in, I can’t decide between 6 or 8.I have 4 in my family.
Yes I have a 6 ~
We’re a family of 4 and the 6 qt. is plenty big. I cook in bulk quite often and it’s never been too small. I make whole chickens in it all the time, too. Also it’s much easier to find parts and accessories for the 6 qt. vs. the 8 qt. Hope that helps!
I wonder how this would be with sweet potatoes? More healthy obviously but then I can skip a trip to the store!
Oh ya interesting! You could even season it differently with paprika and cumin
Great idea Candace!
I just got an instant pot thanks to Hip2save and I really appreciate this recipe as well. It looks so good and it will be the first thing I make in it. (Love your awesome photos also.) Thanks!
How exciting! Thanks so much Marie 😀
I would like to Pin this…is that an option?
Hi Mary- are you reading the recipe from the app? If so, press the upper right box with arrow and see if a Pinterest icon comes up as an option to pin on your device.
It’s actually easiest to pin from the actual link
Hope that helps ☝🏻️
Pinned from the link. Thank you! Can’t wait to try it! 😃
We are a family of 3 adults…4 from time to time. So I am wondering if the 5qt is large enough for a meal…and cooking a whole chicken. There is very little room in the counters so 2 pots would not be a good solution.
Please let me know soon…before the specials are over.
I have the 6 quart with 4 people in my family and find it large enough. Hope that helps!
I just cooked a 4.7 lb chicken in the 6 qt IP and had plenty of room. It easily fed four of us too. I also did two racks of ribs cooked in it and that fed I think 6-7 of us too.
Thank you for adding ways to make this in a slow cooker – I don’t have an instant pot
oh sure- enjoy! I love this soup.
Thank you. This tasted pretty good. I added red pepper flakes and some starch/water to try and thicken it. I think next time I’ll use whipping cream to make it thicker or the day before.
I am going to make it in my crockpot. Thanks for sharing. I have crockpots and my mothers pressure cooker and use them all the time. Don’t have those new fangled pots though. Can’t teach an old dog new tricks I guess.
Ha well I’m sure it’s delicious 😋 either way! Enjoy ❣️