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8 Hearty and Filling Potato Soups

When the weather turns cold, a hearty potato soup is the perfect meal to warm you up. It's pure and simple comfort food at its best. These top-rated recipes will get you though those dark wintry evenings, and make you feel warm inside.

1. Absolutely Ultimate Potato Soup

Potatoes, cream, and bacon -- yes, please! According to JOSEPH C. PERO, "This is without a doubt the tastiest, most full-bodied, flavorful, creamed potato soup we have ever tasted."

Absolutely Ultimate Potato Soup

Photo by Tricia

2. Baked Potato Soup V

Some people say baked potatoes make the best potato soup. This recipe is a firm favorite on our site.

Baked Potato Soup V

Photo by Dianne

3. Slow Cooker, Easy Baked Potato Soup

This scrumptious slow cooker version takes just 15 minutes to put together,  and you'll have piping hot soup ready and waiting when you come home from work.

Slow Cooker, Easy Baked Potato Soup

Photo by Melody

4. Winter Leek and Potato Soup

Potato and leek is the ultimate feel-good soup. Make it look restaurant-quality with a drizzle of olive oil and some finely chopped chives on top.

Winter Leek and Potato Soup

Photo by naples34102

5. Chef John's Ham and Potato Soup

This solid 5-star recipe is loved by our home-cooks, and may even have  special healing powers. Marianne65 says "this soup just cured a horrible cold I've been suffering with for four days! Best part about this is the simple ingredients, yet the taste is rich."

Chef John's Ham and Potato Soup

Photo by Sherri

6. Sausage, Potato and Kale Soup

This filling sausage and potato soup really is a meal in a bowl. Just add a little cheese, and dinner is served.

Sausage, Potato and Kale Soup

Photo by ilse's things

7. World's Best Potato Soup

What makes it the world's best? According to MOLLERSANCHEZ, "the taste and texture are fabulous and preparation is very simple and quick."

8. Cheesy Potato and Corn Chowder

This corn chowder, and cheesy potato soup has a little taste of all your favorites.

Cheesy Potato and Corn Chowder

Photo by Molly


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About Vicky McDonald

Always looking for more cheese! I love to bake, potter about the garden, and drink lemony gin & tonics in the sun. I also blog at