Slow Cooker Potato Soup w/ Instant Pot Option

This potato soup gives you all the feels- comfy, cozy, creamy and oh so yummy!!

Whether you are looking to have a slow cooker Sunday, or a quick weeknight meal, we’ve got you covered with this ultimate bowl of comfort food!

Slow Cooker Potato Soup with Instant Pot Option


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp GF all purpose flour
  • 6 large potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 6 cups broth, or enough to cover the potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • Pepper to taste
  • Lots of bacon(Applegate brand contains no nitrates) cooked & crumbled
  • Chopped fresh chives


  1. Β Saute onion and garlic in butter in a stovetop skillet until tender
  2. Stir in flour, salt, basil & pepper. Mix well- then remove from heat
  3. Add broth and potatoes to a crockpot.
  4. Stir in flour mix. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  5. Blend/mash the potatoes using an immersion blender, or the back of a fork to desired consistency
  6. Top with crumbled bacon and chives.

Instant Pot Option

  1. Press the saute button and add butter. Saute onions and garlic until tender.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, except the flour.
  3. Make sure the potatoes are covered with broth.
  4. Seal lid and pressure cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Vent using the quick release option
  6. When finished venting, open the lid and put back on saute.
  7. Mix flour with 1/2 cup liquid (broth or milk) to create a slurry.
  8. Pour into the soup and stir for about 5 minutes until thickened
  9. Blend or mash potatoes and serve with desired toppings.


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