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Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup with Cheddar

Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup

Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup is ultra-creamy, rich and flavorful. It is one of the best family soups you can make in the slow cooker!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 50 minutes
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 8 servings
Calories 154kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 medium sweet onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 4 tablespoons butter unsalted
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried or fresh thyme optional
  • 4 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup cream
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • salt and pepper


  • Sour Cream
  • Chives
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Cooked bacon
  • Chopped green onions


  • Add diced potatoes, diced onion, minced garlic, thyme, parsley, butter, mustard powder, and chicken broth to the slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir, then cover and cook for 6-8 hours on low or on high for 3-4 hours.
  • During the last 30 minutes of cooking, whisk cornstarch and cream together. Add sour cream. Stir into soup. Cook for 15-30 minutes or until thickened. Puree or mash part of the soup if you want a creamier texture. If needed add more cream or milk.
  • Stir in cheese until well melted. Taste and adjust for salt and pepper.
  • Serve topped with sour cream, more cheese, and cooked, crumbled bacon.



Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 632mg | Potassium: 680mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 23.9mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 4.1mg