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Loaded Potato Soup

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  3 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Loaded with plenty of melty cheese and smoky bacon, this easy potato soup recipe hits the spot. Pre-made mashed potatoes are our secret shortcut for getting this satisfying soup on the table in just 15 minutes.

Ingredients

3
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1
package (24 oz) refrigerated country-style mashed potatoes
1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
3
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (1/4 cup)
Sliced green onions, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, mix milk, salt, pep- per and potatoes, breaking up potatoes with whisk or wooden spoon. Heat to boiling over high heat; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 4 minutes, stirring frequently with whisk, until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in 2/3 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 Top individual servings with remaining 1/3 cup cheese and the bacon; garnish with onions.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, mix milk, salt, pep- per and potatoes, breaking up potatoes with whisk or wooden spoon. Heat to boiling over high heat; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 4 minutes, stirring frequently with whisk, until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in 2/3 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 Top individual servings with remaining 1/3 cup cheese and the bacon; garnish with onions.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
0%
Saturated Fat
9g
0%
Sodium
580mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
11g
11%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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