Idaho Cowboy Crockpot Soup

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Introduction: Idaho Cowboy Crockpot Soup

About: I love making things for my family, and our home. I grew up in a very large family with a mom that could make the most out of what we had. I love trying to be creative, although it doesn't come easy to me. ...

I'm originally from Idaho, so there are two things that I absolutely love, BBQ sauce and potatoes. I love putting BBQ sauce on everything! I'm not much of a soup chef but when I told my husband that there was a soup contest on Instructables, he said he wouldn't mind me attempting to create something. With my home roots and personal loves in mind, this is how the soup came to be. Not to mention I had meatballs in the fridge that I needed to use :)

You Need


6 Large Potatoes
1 Medium Onion
1 Container of Chicken Stock (26 oz)
2 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
1/4 Cup BBQ sauce plus BBQ sauce to cover your meatballs
1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
1 Cup Sour Cream
2 Cups shredded chedder cheese
1 lb of meatballs (use you favorite recipe or frozen meatballs) covered in BBQ sauce

Optional:
A cowboy hat and belt to give you inspiration
A stuffed Spuddy Buddy to cheer you on



Step 1: Making Soup

Peel, and cut your potatoes into 1 inch cubes
Dice up your onion
Place potatoes, onion, chicken stock, garlic powder, and 1/4 cup BBQ sauce into your crockpot.
Cook in your crockpot for 4-5 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low

When cooked, mix in your heavy whipping cream, and chedder cheese.

Step 2: Finishing Soup

Once the soup is cooked, place it on warm and prepare your meatballs.
I used frozen meatballs, so I placed them in a pan, and cooked them in the oven 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
Take them out and add your BBQ sauce to cover them
Dish up the soup into the bowls and add a dollop of sour cream, a few meatballs, and sprinkle some cheese on top.
Enjoy!

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    5 Comments

    You put a lot of thought into the pictures and details and it shows. Great work. I will be trying this recipe.

    How original! I've never heard of such a thing. What a creative combination meatballs in potato soup? Sounds like it would be worth a try!

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    I loved it! But to me anything tests good with BBQ sauce, yum! Give it a try and tell me what you think!

    Thanks, I love BBQ! There wasn't any leftovers that night!