Potato Cheddar Soup topped with shredded cheese and sliced green onions in a round brown dish with a brown towel behind on a wooden surface

Easy Slow-Cooker Potato and Cheddar Soup

When the weather cools off, it's a great time to break out the slow-cooker. Make this delicious potato and cheddar soup for an easy dinner.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, one pan, potatoes, soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6 cups
Calories 350.7kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 4 potatoes
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • Toppings such as cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon, sliced green onions


  • Cut the potatoes into 1-inch cubes and place in a slow-cooker
  • Add the onion, broth, and garlic
  • Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 7 hours
  • Add the butter and puree the soup with an immersion or hand blender
  • Stir in the cream and cheddar cheese
  • Serve the soup warm with desired toppings


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 350.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.95g | Protein: 14.36g | Fat: 24.09g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 76.76mg | Sodium: 863.07mg | Potassium: 783.05mg | Fiber: 3.78g | Sugar: 0.8g | Vitamin A: 785.59IU | Vitamin C: 28.45mg | Calcium: 341.35mg | Iron: 5.17mg