Baked potato soup is a lovely recipe when you are in the mood for a hearty cup of soup. Very similar in construction to clam chowder. The appeal of baked potato soup is that without the seafood aspect, the dish loses its pungency and becomes more approachable.
Taste is savory.
Weight is medium but can be balanced with red wine vinegar.
Texture is soupy.
Good for people with low to moderate treatment side effects.
Best categorized as classic American.
If soup is too heavy, add vinegar. If soup does not feel full in flavor, it's missing sugar. If it doesn't taste savory, add a little MSG. If you are not concerned about color, instead of using MSG, add a little soy sauce instead. Soy sauce will darken the color of the soup.