Loaded Potato Soup Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
 
 

 

Make this reviewer favorite the star attraction of your next soup night. Kids of all ages will enjoy topping it with bacon and cheese.

 

 

 

Yield:

 

4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/4 cups)

 
 

Recipe from

Cooking Light
 

Recipe Time

Hands-On: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes
 

Nutritional Information

Calories 325
Fat 11.1 g
Satfat 5.2 g
Monofat 4.5 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 13.2 g
Carbohydrate 43.8 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 670 mg
Calcium 261 mg
 
 
 

Ingredients


Preparation
(6-ounce) red potatoes $
2 teaspoons olive oil $
1/2 cup prechopped onion $
1 1/4 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth $
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour $
2 cups 1% low-fat milk, divided $
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream $
1/2 teaspoon salt $
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper $
bacon slices, halved $
1.5 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1/3 cup) $
4 teaspoons thinly sliced green onions

1. Pierce potatoes with a fork. Microwave on HIGH 13 minutes or until tender. Cut in half; cool slightly.

2. While potatoes cook, heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add broth. Combine flour and 1/2 cup milk; add to pan with 1 1/2 cups milk. Bring to a boil; stir often. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in sour cream, salt, and pepper.

3. Arrange bacon on a paper towel on a microwave-safe plate. Cover with a paper towel; microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes. Crumble bacon.

4. Discard potato skins. Coarsely mash potatoes into soup. Top with cheese, green onions, and bacon.

Note:

 

This recipe originally ran in Cooking Light October, 2010 and was updated for the November, 2012 25th anniversary issue.

 

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Ann Taylor Pittman,

NOVEMBER 2012
Source: http://www.cookinglight.com/food/top-rated-recipes/best-soup-recipes