Golden Potato Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 176.3
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.8 mg
  • Sodium: 788.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 9.7 g

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This is a thick hearty soup. This is a thick hearty soup.
Number of Servings: 5


    *Potato, raw, 3 cup diced
    Celery, raw, 1/2 cup, diced
    Onions, raw, 1/2 cup, chopped
    Swanson Chicken Broth 99% Fat Free, 1 cup
    Parsley, dried, 1 tsp
    Salt, 1/2 tsp
    Milk, 2%, 1 cup
    Fat free half and half, 1/2 cup
    Ham, extra lean, (5% fat), 1 cup, diced
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    2 tsp flour (not calculated--couldn't find)


1. In a large stock pot add, potatoes, celery, onion, chicken broth, and parsley flakes. Season with salt & pepper and simmer until vegetables become tender.
2. In a separate bowl mix 2 tsp flour and milk. Once it is well blended, add to soup mixture and cook until soup becomes thick.
3. Stir in cheese, cooked ham and simmer until cheese is melted.

Note: saute celery & onion in 1 T EVOO to bring out more flavor

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FAYBEE3.

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  • Tried this for lunch and it was GREAT.....didn't have any ham or the cheese so I subistuted carrots and it was still very yummy! - 1/10/09

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  • I was a little confused. Cheese wasn't listed in the ingredients so I didn't know how much. Then it didn't say when to add the half & half. Tasted pretty good though. Kids loved it. - 11/9/08

    Reply from FAYBEE3 (11/12/08)
    oh oh--so sorry--I used a cup and a half of cubed velveeta cheese--the original recipe called for 1-1/2 c of shredded american cheese. And I added the 1/2 & 1/2 at the same time that I added the milk.

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  • Fluid was not enough I added 1 more cup. I added 1/2 c carrots . I sauted all the veggetables with the meat. The simmer until potatoes were done. I did not use the flour. I just ran my potato masher thru the soup a few times to thicken.
    This is a very flavorful quick and simple suop. I will make th
    - 11/9/08

    Reply from FAYBEE3 (11/12/08)
    I want to apologize to everyone--when I tried to convert this recipe to a healthier choice, I left out the calculations and nutritional information for the cheese--it called for 1-1/2 c shredded American cheese--that brings the calories and fat up a whole lot more than orignally reported--sorry.

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