Dutch Oven Potato Soup

Enjoy the ultimate creamy delight of this Dutch Oven Potato Soup. Savor every spoonful of hearty potatoes, simmered to perfection with savory spices and a touch of cream.

Dutch Oven Potato Soup

Soup isn’t necessarily the first meal to come to mind when you think of camping. Typically, during camping season, the weather is hot.

Not exactly soup season. But you know what I think? I think homemade soup is the ultimate comfort food any time of year.

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Today, I am sharing a delicious dutch oven potato soup recipe with you (a large dutch oven is a staple in our camping kitchen). This recipe is a great option for those of us who tend to start our camping season early and end it late, when the mornings and evenings can be quite cool.

Dutch Oven Potato Soup

It also only needs a few basic ingredients. You probably have them on hand already.

This soup would be great served with our camp cooker garlic bread!

Dutch Oven Potato Soup

Serve this potato soup up with some cheddar biscuits on the side, for the perfect cold weather meal, while out camping or at home. Check out the full recipe below.

Dutch Oven Potato Soup

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Dutch Oven Potato Soup Ingredients

Dutch Oven Potato Soup:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can corn niblets, drained
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 5 slices of bacon
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • Salt & black pepper
Dutch Oven Potato Soup Process

Directions:

  1. Add bacon and onion to a cast iron dutch oven.
Dutch Oven Potato Soup Process

2. Cook on medium heat until the onion is translucent and bacon is crispy.

Dutch Oven Potato Soup Process

3. Add chicken stock to deglaze the pot. Make sure to scrape the bacon bits from the bottom.

4. Peel and cut potatoes and cook in the microwave on high for five minutes, until fork tender. (I do this at home and then pack the pre-cooked potatoes for camping).

Dutch Oven Potato Soup Process

5. Add potatoes and remaining ingredients to the pot.

Dutch Oven Potato Soup Process

6. Simmer on medium heat for 30 minutes.

Dutch Oven Potato Soup

Alternative Ingredients:

  • Use heavy cream instead of milk.
  • If you are concerned about additional salt in your diet, use a low-sodium chicken broth.
  • Bay leaf, garlic powder, fresh herbs, thyme sprigs, or red pepper flakes could be added.
  • Sharp cheddar cheese or mozza cheese would be a great addition!
  • Make this into loaded baked potato soup by using your favorite toppings, like sliced green onions, bacon pieces, and extra cheese. 
Dutch Oven Potato Soup

Tips and Tricks:

  • Save yourself some prep and cooking time by using leftover baked potatoes or mashed potatoes in this easy recipe.
  • Use whole milk for a creamier soup.
  • We like to double and triple this recipe whenever possible.
  • Depending on how large you make your potato chunks, the total cook time for the soup may need to be adjusted.
  • Store any leftover potato soup in an airtight container, refrigerated, for up to 3 days.
Dutch Oven Potato Soup

Whether you decide to make this delicious soup in a crock pot, on the stove top, or over a campfire, everyone is going to love it. What are some of your favorite soup recipes?

Dutch Oven Potato Soup

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Dutch Oven Potato Soup

Dutch Oven Potato Soup

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Enjoy the ultimate creamy delight of this Dutch Oven Potato Soup. Savor every spoonful of hearty potatoes, simmered to perfection with savory spices and a touch of cream.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can corn niblets, drained
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 5 slices of bacon
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • Salt & black pepper

Instructions

  1. Add bacon and onion to a cast iron dutch oven.
  2. Cook on medium heat until the onion is translucent and bacon is crispy.
  3. Add chicken stock to deglaze the pot. Make sure to scrape the bacon bits from the bottom.
  4. Peel and cut potatoes and cook in the microwave on high for five minutes, until fork tender.
  5. Add potatoes and remaining ingredients to the pot.
  6. Simmer on medium heat for 30 minutes.

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