Slow-Cooker Cheesy Potato Soup

A hot, hearty soup is waiting for you when you get home if you rely on your slow cooker!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
bag (32 oz) frozen southern-style diced hash brown potatoes, thawed
1/2
cup frozen chopped onion (from 12-oz bag), thawed
1
medium stalk celery, diced (1/2 cup)
1
carton (32-oz) Progresso® chicken broth
1
cup water
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
cup milk
1
bag (8 oz) shredded American-Cheddar cheese blend (2 cups)
1/4
cup real bacon pieces (from 2.8-oz package)
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix potatoes, onion, celery, broth and water.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix flour into milk; stir into potato mixture. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 20 to 30 minutes or until mixture thickens. Stir in cheese until melted. Garnish individual servings with bacon and green onions. Sprinkle with pepper if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    410
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1210mg
    1210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    50g
    50%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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