Potato Soup Slow Cooker Recipe

It’s cooked all day in the slow cooker and is great for a cold day. Top with bacon, cheese, and green onions for the ultimate potato soup. Prep Time: 10 mins, cook time: 5 hours


  • 1(80 oz.) bag frozen hash-brown potatoes (I used cubed)
  • 2 (14 0z.) cans chicken broth (see Note)
  • 1(10.75 oz.) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (more to taste)
  • 1 (80z) package cream cheese (softened)
  • Optional Toppings:
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Pasta-Bean Soup with Fresh Herbs


  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 2 14%-ounce cans vegetable, chicken, or beef broth
  • 4 cup small pasta shells
  • 1 16-ounce can tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme
  • Fresh basil sprigs (optional)


In a large saucepan or Dutch oven cook the mushrooms, onion, and garlic in hot margarine or butter till → Continue reading “Pasta-Bean Soup with Fresh Herbs”