Slow Cooker Zesty Mexican Potato Soup

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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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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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