A copycat recipe of Outback's creamy potato soup shows the main ingredients are potatoes, chicken broth, heavy cream, onions and water. The rest of the ingredients are salt, pepper, flour and butter. Optional garnishes include Colby-Monterrey jack cheese, bacon bits and sliced green onions. The recipe takes 45 minutes to prepare.
To make the copycat Outback creamy potato soup, peel, dice and boil 8 potatoes in 2 quarts of water. Set the potatoes aside when they are tender. In another pot, add 4 cans of chicken broth, 1 small diced onion, 2 cups of cold water, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon pepper. Simmer for about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, melt 2 sticks of butter in a small pot. Next, mix 3/4 cup of flour with the melted butter to make a roux. Add the roux to the pot of broth slowly. Next, slowly add 1 1/2 cups of heavy cream to thicken the broth mixture. Simmer for another 20 minutes.
Now, add in the potatoes, and the soup is ready to serve. Use 1 1/2 cups of Colby-Monterrey jack cheese, 1/4 cup of bacon bits and 1/4 cup of sliced green onions as garnish options for the soup. This recipe has more than four stars and over 20 reviews.