Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Crock Pot Potato Soup With Dill
Dill or chives add flavor to this crock pot potato soup. Ulrike Holsten/Picture Press/Getty Images
  • 6 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yield: 6 to 8 Servings

This easy updated slow cooker potato soup is flavored with fresh dill or chives. If you prefer a vegetarian soup, use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.

For a heartier soup, add 1 cup of diced cooked ham or some crumbled bacon.

What You'll Need

  • 7 to 8 cups of cubed peeled potatoes
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 large onions, chopped, about 2 cups
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill or chives (or 1  to 2 teaspoons dried dill weed)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk​

How to Make It

  1. In a large slow cooker, combine the cubed potatoes, chicken broth, water, onion, celery, carrots, dill or chives, and butter.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 5 to 7 hours or until the vegetables are tender. Stir the evaporated milk into the soup and season with salt and pepper to taste. Continue cooking for 15 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.
  3. Use a hand mixer or potato masher to blend some of the potatoes to thicken the soup.
  1. To thicken further use instant potato flakes; to thin soup, add some milk or light cream.

Tips and Variations

  • Top with cheddar cheese, fresh chopped chives, and bacon, if desired.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 245
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Sodium 870 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 8 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)