Chili's Grill & Bar is a casual dining restaurant which serves American food influenced by Tex-Mex cuisine. This site will offer a collection of copycat recipes from items on the menu past and present.

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup






Chili's Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Copycat Recipe

Soup
2 medium potatoes (about 2 cups chopped)
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup diced white onion
2 tablespoons flour
4 cups chicken stock
2 cups water
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 1/2 cups instant mashed potatoes
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/8 teaspoon thyme
1 cup half and half 

Garnish
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon
2 green onions, chopped (green part only)

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and bake the potatoes or 1 hour or until done. When potatoes have cooked remove them from the oven to cool.
2. As potatoes cool prepare soup by melting butter in a large saucepan, and sauté onion until light brown. Add the flour to the onions and stir to make a roux.
3. Add stock, water, cornstarch, mashed potatoes, and spices to the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
4. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out contents with a large spoon. Discard skin. Chop baked potato with a large knife to make chunks that are about 1/2-inch in size.
5. Add chopped baked potato and half-and-half to the saucepan, bring soup back to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer the soup for another 15 minutes or until it is thick.
6. Spoon about 1 1/2 cups of soup into a bowl and top with about a tablespoon of shredded cheddar cheese, a half tablespoon of crumbled bacon and a teaspoon or so of chopped green onion. Repeat for remaining servings.

11 comments:

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  2. Just made this...Simply amazing...restaurant quality!!!

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  3. I had this at Chili's for the first time yesterday. It was so good. I'm planning on making it at home this week. I do know this soup is on their gluten/wheat free menu so the flour in the recipe would not be true. Not sure what they use.

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    1. I contacted Chili's because I have Celiac Disease and I'm gluten Free. Their recipe doesn't call for flour. They use cornstarch as a thickener.

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  4. u dont mention how many it serves !!!

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  5. I wonder why other professionals don’t notice your website much m glad I found this.
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  6. Very informative and helpful post. You have good command on the topic and have explained in a very nice way. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Chilis' soup has tiny red peppers in it, so I think this is missing as well.

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  8. My wife gets this soup all the tim its amazing but she has celiac so hopefully it dosent take flour and its only corn starch

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  9. My wife gets this soup all the tim its amazing but she has celiac so hopefully it dosent take flour and its only corn starch

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