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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 14
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 215.4
  • Total Fat: 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.6 mg
  • Sodium: 364.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.5 g
  • Protein: 8.2 g

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Slow Cooker Zesty Mexican Potato Soup

Submitted by: LAURAEXPLORER

Introduction

Easy and Yummy and Deceptively Creamy... Easy and Yummy and Deceptively Creamy...
Number of Servings: 14

Ingredients

    7 large potatoes, with skin
    5 tbsp cilantro, raw
    1/4 cup onion, raw, sliced
    2 cups chicken broth (8 fl oz)
    8 cups water
    Juice of 1/2 lime
    Lime zest to taste
    Salt and Pepper to taste
    Chili Powder to taste (about 1/4 tsp)
    1/4 tsp cumin
    3 cloves garlic
    2 tbsp butter, salted
    1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
    1 cup dried bean soup mix

Directions

Wash and cut all veggies into rough pieces and put in 4 qt slow cooker, leaving skins on.
Combine all recipe ingredients in slow cooker with water (omit or add some water depending on volume of ingredients in pot) and stock.
Cook on high until all ingredients are soft-about 2 -3 hours.
Then, using a hand blender, puree all ingredients in cooker until smooth.
Continue cooking on low until all flavors have combined and you're ready to eat!
Serve topped with grated low fat cheese, hot peppers, yogurt and/or fresh cilantro leaves if desired.


Number of Servings: 14

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LAURAEXPLORER.






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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    To make this more low carb, I would exchange the Potatoes with Cauliflower. - 3/1/11

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I added chicken and rotel w/much success. this is a great meal for the winter months. - 1/13/10

    Reply from LAURAEXPLORER (2/28/10)
    Glad you enjoyed it! :)


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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make and the whole family ate it up in 2 days. Next time I will peel the potatoes and add more cilantro (never enough!) - 3/11/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    my first thought was mexican . I am in .love anything mexican . but on trying this found it to be bland and needed some zip . or heat . - 3/1/11

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made only 1/2 the recipe and left out the cilantro while cooking adding it before serving. We added more onion and thought this was very good. will make again. - 3/1/11

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good. - 3/1/11

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great. We love soups so will be making it soon.
    Thanks so much for a great recipe. Sunny - 3/1/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is great when my Mother makes it. - 3/1/11

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  • Bad
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm sorry. I really thought this would be different. It was extremely bland even after I upped the spices. I doctored it up again for the second go round. It was tolerable, but I won't be making it again. - 10/22/08

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  • 2 of 7 people found this review helpful
    :p - 3/6/08

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  • Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I liked it - 3/6/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    5 ww pts - 3/20/12

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    no---I tried it--but really not for me--healthy though-- - 3/1/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Would rather have a lower carb soup (also spicier ) - 3/1/11

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  • Pretty good. I used water and soup base ( chicken flavored) insted of stock, also added red pepper flakes, oregano and lowry's season salt. It was pretty good, I would add chicken and next time for extra protein. - 6/21/11

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  • What is "dried bean soup mix"? In what aisle will I find it? - 3/15/11

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  • Using the ingredients listed it tasted a bit bland. So I zipped it up with a package of low sodium Taco seasoning and onion powder and garlic powder to taste. It was much better. - 3/9/11

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  • This sounds very good.......will try soon. - 3/1/11

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  • My family loves potato soup. But they also like spicy food. So I'd spice it up some. - 3/1/11

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  • Looks a little bland to me. - 3/1/11

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  • Tweaking here and there with more flavorings to taste and maybe some cream instead of butter next time. Every palate is different, but overall a good soup. - 3/6/08

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  • It was ok, but nothing to write home about. I made this thinking it was going to have a good Mexican flavor, but it was just so-so. I did like it once I reheated just the potatoes on the grill and added some eggs to it. Otherwise it wasn't a very good soup. - 3/6/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I haven't made this, but I can see why others didn't give it a very good rating. I would add a can of Ro-tel chopped tomatoes and green chilies, extra cumin and chili powder, plus a couple of strips of crumbled crisp bacon. None of these additions will increase calories appreciatively - 3/6/08

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  • Absolutely Delicious!!!! - 3/6/08

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  • I would use vegetable broth for a vegetarian version. Sounds great! I need to try this! :-) - 3/6/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this sounds like a good meal, i will try it as soon as i can! - 3/6/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    IT SOUNDS VERY TASTY AND HEALTHY AND I DO PLAN TO TRY IT - 3/6/08

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  • Yummy Yum.
    My whole family loved the soup. Very good, easy tasty. Even my 16 year old son enjoyed it. - 3/6/08

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  • I didn't care for this one, but I think it was the cilantro we didn't like, so if I make it again, I'd leave that out and substitute another herb. - 3/6/08

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  • Pretty bland for Mexican Food. Had to add spices and cook longer - 3/6/08

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  • This really didn't make a good showing in my household. - 3/6/08

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  • This wasn't a big hit in our family. We all thought it needed a little more flavor. We added diced jalapenos plus a little hot sauce, and that made it a little better. - 3/3/08

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  • Expected it to be "zestier", I think it tasted pretty bland. - 2/8/08

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  • Bland flavor. We choked down the first serving and threw out the rest, which was a lot and a big waste of money. My hubby even tried putting cheese & sour cream on top, but it didn't help. - 2/7/08

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  • Great recipe! I used 1 c white beans as a substitute to make the dish gluten free. Love the tang the cilantro gives! - 2/7/08

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  • This soup was a real hit!! It makes alot of soup though so make sure you've got company. - 2/6/08

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  • I love soup and this was very good and easy. only problem I had was I never found the dry bean soup mix so made it without and still love it. - 2/4/08

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