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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 136.6
  • Total Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.0 mg
  • Sodium: 265.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 4.7 g

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Slow Cooker Healthy Potato Soup

Submitted by: JHENGESH
Slow Cooker Healthy Potato Soup

Introduction

Cook in the crock pot all day, add the evaporated milk, and it's ready to go! Cook in the crock pot all day, add the evaporated milk, and it's ready to go!
Number of Servings: 15

Ingredients

    6 large potatoes, cubed
    3 large carrots, sliced
    3 stalks celery, chopped
    2 onions, chopped
    4 chicken bouillon cubes
    6 cups of water
    1 can nonfat evaporated milk
    shredded cheddar cheese (optional, not in calculation)

Directions

Combine all vegetables, bouillon, and water. in large crock pot. Cook on low for 8 - 10 hours, or high 3 -4. Add evaporated milk, stir till heated through, and serve. May serve with shredded cheddar cheese.






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  • Incredible!
    43 of 44 people found this review helpful
    UPDATE last night I made a few additional changes. I used 4 cups of low sodium chicken stock, 1 onion instead of two, removed the soup mixture from the crock pot and blended it. Saute 1 onion and turkey bacon together and added as topping along with cheddar cheese. AWESOME!!! - 11/6/08

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  • 17 of 19 people found this review helpful
    I've made my own Potato soup for years, but I'll try this as a healthy alternative. If its too runny, try adding some instant mashed potato flakes at the end. You can also add a head of broccoli and turn this into "cream of broccoli" soup. :) - 10/20/09

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  • Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    This was so easy to make! Very simple recipe, great taste. I added some sage and other seasonings (onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper). - 3/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Delicious and easy! I added mushrooms and used only 1 onion. Added thyme and bay leaves for flavor--would suggest seasoning to taste. Also used 4c low-sodium chicken broth and 4c water. A quick whirl with the immersion blender thickened it up nicely. Will make again! - 12/31/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Never had celery and carrots added to my potato soup so I was a little skeptical but it turned out really good. I added a little bacon bits and cheddar on top for my kids and they loved it. - 1/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was very good. My husband even liked it. I used fat free chicken broth with 50% less sodium and added about 1/2 cup of instant potato flakes to give it a little thickening. It really turned out well. I would recommend this to everyone - 11/29/09

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  • Good
    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    After freezing this soup, the texture was good but it was tasteless. I added minced garlic and fat free cream cheese. It tasted like a bisque! Fabulous base recipe! - 1/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was good! And Easy! I used vegetable bouillon instead. And it still turned out great. - 1/12/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Great, healthy soup!

    And with the economy right now, I can see making a pot of this every week for cheap, low-cal yet filling meals. - 1/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful! Even my husband loved it and he is hard to please when cooking healthy! It was perfect for a cold, rainy night. We did not think it was thin. It is soup and not stew. Thanks for sharing. I love being able to put everything in the slow cooker and walk away. - 12/15/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It's pretty bland, but I dumped in some garlic, seasoned salt, parsley, cayenne, and black pepper and then it was really tasty. I used an immersion blender to blend some of it into a nice thick, but chunky soup. It was a big hit! - 3/17/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great! Creamy potato soup is a weakness of mine so this is a fantastic find! I definitely recommend adding spices and a little less water, or finding another way to thicken it up - 1/27/10

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    To thicken I used my stick immersion hand blender to make blend up some of the potatos, carrots and celery into a paste like mixture that made the soup creamy. - 10/16/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made this as written the first few times. I now use only 4-4 1/2 cups water, 4 Knorr Vegetable Boullion cubes - they are larger than regular cubes and give a rich flavor. Usually add extra carrots & celery, sometimes veggies from the garden - green & wax beans, etc. Great soup. Family fave! - 9/22/11

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    it says 15 servings but how big is a serving? - 6/19/11

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It's so easy to make. I threw everything together the night before and stuck it in the fridge so all I had to do in the morning was put it on the heat. It's a little bland at first but easy to season to taste. And SO filling. - 3/30/10

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I MADE THIS AS WRITTEN, BUT USED A DUTCH OVEN ON THE STOVE. I DID NOT ADD ANY SALT AT FIRST AND IT WAS BLAND. I USED 2 CANS OF LOW SODIUM CHICKEN STOCK. THE SECOND DAY I ADDED ABOUT FOUR SLICED OF COOKED REGULAR BACON, PEPPER, CELERY POWDER AND A LITTLE SAGE AND THE TASTE WAS MORE TO MY LIKING. - 3/8/10

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was good but bland, I've made better potato soups from other recipes. - 2/27/10

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It was a little bland so I added garlic and a few other things. I would still try to find some more seasoning but definitly a great base! It is good, filling and extremely healthy! - 2/15/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    LOVED IT! - 2/12/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good - i agreed it was a little thin so I added a little corn starch to thicken. Leftovers heat up great! - 12/1/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband is known for loving potato soup and he LOVES this! I added garlic salt, celery salt, and bay leaves. It was amazing! - 6/5/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love potatoe soup - 12/20/10

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Perfect for cold weather. But the recipe is on the bland side. Next time will add seasoning. - 11/12/10

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It smelled SO good cooking in the crockpot...but we weren't impressed, even after blending it to make it thick and using cheese, turkey bacon, and other seasonings. Surprisingly, the leftovers were good the next day. Don't think we'll make this again. - 3/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night for my family, I’m a star!!! Thank you very much, we loved it =)!!! - 10/8/09

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  • Bad
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Easy to put together and it smells great while its simmering in the crock pot. I added a few cloves of garlic. It would be nice to know the service size. Rather bland. Added more seasonings & cheese. Don't think I'd make this again. - 9/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    oh my gosh I could kiss you, we love potato soup and now for a slow cooker! Love it!!! - 3/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is great. I had my doubts when I read the non-fat evaporated milk, but you can't tell it at all. I love potato soup and this really filled the bill. My husband loves it as well.

    I cooked it on top the stove though because I decided to make it after work.

    Great...thanks again. - 1/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Love potato soup and using the crock pot is ideal. - 11/4/08

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  • Very good. I added garlic, pepper, a bay leaf and 2 more chicken bouillon cubes. After the potatoes (skin on) cooked I removed some of the liquid and then took a potato masher to some of it. I added some cooked turkey and hot Italian sausage. Wow it's awesome! - 4/13/14

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  • this was great! I added some instant potato flakes to thicken the soup only slightly. also added salt and pepper, and i will surely make this again. :) - 3/23/14

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  • this was just ok for potato soup.. I followed the recipe to the letter and it just came out with a very very runny broth and was incredibly bland... I added some ricotta cheese to the sauce and some bacon bits and a few other things and was able to make it eatable but no one was really wowed by this - 3/16/14

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  • I prepared this in crock pot on low before I went to bed. I included cooked turkey bacon. Added the evaporated milk just before serving for noontime lunch. Used hand-held blender to cream all ingredients. Awesome thick, creamy soup! Great or winter's day! Thanks! - 1/19/14

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  • Made this last night. Didn't use the slow cooker. Only add was two pieces of peppered bacon. I know that sort of blew the very healthy out of the water, but it sure does add flavor. Also about doubled the recipe. Think it may have been a bit mild without the naughty add. Thanks for the recipe! - 12/29/13

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  • Go ahead and use two sweet yellow onions but sauté them in a small pan with non stick spray (butter flavor is good if you have it) then add to the pan and continue as instructed. Good standard soup. Sprinkle a little shredded low fat cheddar on the top for looks and flavor. Green onions too. - 12/6/13

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  • I followed the recipe to a T and found that it was pretty bland. After I spruced it up with some Italian seasoning, Lipton onion soup mix, S&P, I was definitely saying to myself "I can make this again". This recipe is a great base for you to build it up to your own taste-bud likings! - 12/1/13

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  • I found this terribly bland... sorry. - 11/4/13

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  • Great recipe! I made some alterations because we are vegans. I substituted light coconut milk (1 can) for the evaporated milk, used vegetable stock instead of chicken stock and omitted the cheese. For extra seasoning, I added garlic, thyme, and rosemary. Added chopped kale for nutrition & color! - 9/22/13

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  • Great taste but extra seasonings a must. We added the usual (salt, pepper, garlic) but could use more. Like the bacon idea. A little watery, next time might use 4 cups of chicken stock instead of 6. - 9/21/13

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  • Get rid of the bouillon cubes they have way too much salt. MOM4JACKSON has the right idea with the low sodium chicken stock and onion, excellent! - 9/9/13

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  • Try half of the ingridents. too much soup. - 8/27/13

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  • I've made a couple of different potato soups. This one was quite good. My son loved it! - 8/25/13

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  • Made this yesterday and followed directions exactly. It is wonderful and I will certainly be making it again soon! - 2/18/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Do you cut up the potatos?
    - 1/30/13

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  • Yummy and easy! - 12/29/12

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  • This is an easy receipe but I had to had things because it was just too tasteless. I added some little smokies sausages that I had in the refrigerator. I used Knorr chicken stock and added salt and cheese. It was wonderful but the calorie count was not the same. - 12/19/12

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  • I made thisbrecipe last week, and my family loved it! Before serving, I did blend-up some of the vegetables to thicken it a little. Also, I put a few spices on the dinner table for people to add as they wanted. My husband gives the recipe a five. He said he would give it a six if it were spicy. : - 12/2/12

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  • Great hearty soup for winter. - 11/9/12

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  • Very good. Made it on the stovetop it makes alot I only made half of recipe.I need alittle more spice but with bacon and cheese Yummy - 10/26/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Not to nitpick, but if something is made with chicken - whether it be chunks, stock or boullion - it is NOT vegetarian. - 10/17/12

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  • Thoroughly enjoyed this recipe. Used a potato masher and broke up some of the larger veges. Everyone loved it! - 10/9/12

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  • I used homemade vegetable stock instead of water and added salt, pepper, parsely and garlic powder. Also used the emersion blender to thicken the soup up a bit. Yum! - 10/2/12

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  • Wanted a thick soup, so added pot. flakes to thicken, then pureed. Tasted different than I 'm used to; but I'm used to this kind of soup being weighed down with cream/cheese. I added broccoli also, but didn't add enough spice so was bland. Don't mind, because it can be seasoned by bowl/by person. - 3/21/12

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  • Was really easy to make. Good, but could use some more seasoning. - 3/12/12

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  • Needs some seasoning (I used basil, thyme, salt, pepper, and garlic) and a whirl with the immersion blender. After that it's very yummy. Doesn't even need the milk.
    4 minutes in the pressure cooker, by the way, and it's dinner made quick! - 3/5/12

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  • I added oregano, black pepper & a tiny bit of salt, and diced ham. My picky 7 y/o ate it!! It's a keeper. - 2/16/12

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  • I used chicken stock rather than the cubes but it came out really well. I also ran it through an emulsion blender before serving and it came out super creamy! - 2/8/12

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  • trying this today added some brocoli to it as well hope my kids like it. well i made this and they loved it keep up the good work - 1/13/12

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  • I love the flavor this chicken bullion cubes give this recipe. I omitted the onions (not a fan) and used 1 pkg of Neufchatel cheese (lowfat cream cheese would work) instead of the evaporated milk, but I made the soup on the stove as the cheese won't melt in the slow cooker and leaves chunks. - 1/12/12

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  • I used the reduced sodium organic chicken broth instead of water & lots of herbs & spices. My boyfriend said it was bland... & he's usually really kind about my cooking. I doctored it up with a 97% fat free hamsteak & low fat shredded cheese (as a topper). It's a nice recipe, but not for us. - 1/10/12

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  • Very easy to make; however I must have had the tuffest potatoes ever-took longer to get textue I wanted; next time I'll boil them a bit first; taste was good; to keep down the sodium I used fat free low sodium chicken stock instead of the boullion. - 1/9/12

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  • I skipped the evap milk and slow cooker. Took no time at all in the pot. Only half onion since that's what we had. - 12/17/11

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  • Sounds yummy. Just what I was looking for. Got my first batch in the crock pot now. Can't wait to try it tonight. - 12/17/11

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  • Made this according to the instructions - topped my bowl with 1 oz of shredded cheddar and 1/4 cup of chopped ham steak. It was delicious. - 12/13/11

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  • This is an excellent soup!! I love it, even without any toppings. The fat free evaporated milk gives it a creamy texture, without adding fat!! Angie - 11/20/11

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  • There are several sizes of cans when purchasing evaporated milk. What exactly does 1 can mean? And what exactly is 1 serving? It says it makes 15 servings, but doesn't give a serving size...

    You must add several spices, etc. to make it taste good. - 11/12/11

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  • This was very yummy. Thank you. - 11/6/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    save - 11/4/11

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  • very good - 10/31/11

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  • Will definitely make this again. I added some spices too it and next time hubby wants more veggies in it. But it's a great starting point and I'll have fun playing with it. :) - 10/29/11

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  • So Good! Will make again. I added some crispy bacon bits, pepper and garlic for added flavor. - 10/23/11

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  • This was very good, even the kids liked it. I did add the spices that were suggested. I would definitely make it again. - 10/19/11

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  • This definitely makes a lot of soup, which I should have paid better attention to the servings at the end before making it. Its good; added the cheese before eating for a little somthing extra. Next time I will add more veggies. - 10/17/11

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  • Loved it!! I used Yukon potatoes and fell in love. I have never been a huge fan of any cream soups besides clam chowder, this is now a new favorite. Thanks for sharing!! - 10/8/11

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  • I'm always looking for great soups ... and this is one that will be made again and again. - 10/8/11

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  • Made this recipe last night, I wasn't really impressed. It was rather bland. We were adding tons of salt and pepper to improve the taste. My husband finally gave up and added a bunch of cheese to it. - 9/27/11

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  • I added more potatoes and broccoli to mine...love it! - 9/10/11

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  • Very good and easy recipe! We had it with sub sandwiches to give a little protein. But the picky eater loved it - 8/17/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I need to know the serving size per serving

    thanks - 7/26/11

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! - 4/10/11

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  • Awesome soup. Will make again. - 4/7/11

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  • Made this today, awesome!! I was worried about the evaporate milk, but it came out great!! I also used chicken stock instead of some water, added some rosemary. Once again, awesome! - 3/28/11

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  • It was tasty but a little too watery. I will try less water next time. - 3/14/11

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  • very bland. Tasted like water and I did add 4 bouillon cubes, (low sodium), added a bay leaf, and some minced garlic, and pepper. So I really had to doctor it up. We will see how it tastes tomorrow. - 2/9/11

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  • Made this for dinner tonight and it was great! The only change that I made was that I used 4 cups vegetable stock and 4 cups of water and added a bit of Tarragon and 2 bay leaves as a previous reviewer had suggested and also a bit of s&p in the end.I also gave a quick swirl w/ the immersion blender. - 2/7/11

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  • I like the ease of this recipe...and it really is great on a snowy day (like today). - 1/11/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds good. I plan to try it.
    LTMD55 - 1/10/11

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  • This is soup, not suppose to be thick, that's chowder. I never did put onion ,or carrots in mine though. I do make it with low sodium chicken broth, though. Sounds good. - 12/22/10

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  • I made this recipe overnight. I added salt and pepper and just enough shredded cheddar to give it color (maybe 1 tbsp). It was very good. However, it did not thicken up as it would if it had been prepared on the stove. The potatoes and carrots are very much intact. I would prefer a thicker soup - 11/17/10

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  • Needed some serious spicing (luckily my DH is a super spicer) and we added a bit of feta but turned out great. Even my fussy 5 year old liked it!! WOW!! - 11/16/10

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  • such a great thing , to find when I got home at the end of the day - 11/7/10

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  • The recipe isn't bad, just a little bland. I've added a spoonful of nonfat plain yogurt, a bit of cheese and turkey bacon, or lean diced ham heated up in the skillet. Oh, and a lot of salt!!! - 11/4/10

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  • Good basic recipe; easy to make adjustments to suit your taste. - 10/30/10

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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was disgusting. It had no flavor even after replacing water with part broth. The celery took over the other flavors and it was basically inedible. We threw it out. And we never throw anything out. Do yourself a favor and make something else. Nice try, sounded good. - 10/28/10

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  • My kids loved this and want it again this week! Nice warm soup with the fall weather makes it perfect! - 10/26/10

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I plan to make this today. I'm looking forward to a steaming bowl on this cold rainy day. - 10/26/10

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  • YUM! It was great! - 10/24/10

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  • Very good. Thanks. - 10/17/10

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  • OMGoodness!!! This was wonderful. I actually made two batches, added the fat free chicken broth, veggies, and potatoes, and put it in the freezer. Then just took it out, put on low heat and added the milk. Turned out great the second time too!!! Awesome~! - 10/17/10

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