Smashed Potato Soup

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 to 10 hours (low) or 4 to 5 hours (high)
  • Servings: 8 servings
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Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow and/or red sweet pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons bottled roasted garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream, half-and-half, or light cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • Sliced green onions ((optional)

Directions

1. In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine potatoes, sweet pepper, garlic, and black pepper. Pour broth over all.

2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

3. Mash potatoes slightly with a potato masher. Stir in whipping cream, cheddar cheese, and the 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions. If desired, top individual servings with additional sliced green onions.