Potato soup


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 156.2
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.3 mg
  • Sodium: 842.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g

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Quite filling on those cold days, a great comfort food. Found this in a Country Living magazine. IT is 3 WW points. Quite filling on those cold days, a great comfort food. Found this in a Country Living magazine. IT is 3 WW points.
Number of Servings: 10


    3 slices bacon
    1 cup chopped carrots
    4 oz. chopped green chilies
    1 cup chopped onions
    1 tsp. garlic salt
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    5 cups diced peeled potatoes
    2 -14.5 oz. cans chicken 98% fat free broth
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/3 cup flour
    2.5 cups 2% milk
    8 oz. 2% milk cheddar cheese
    green onion tops


in large pot cook bacon until crisp. transfer to paper towel and set aside. Discard all but 1 Tblsp. of fat. Add carrots, chilis, onion, garlic and cumin, saute until golden brown. Add potatoes, chichen broth and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, coverl pot and cook for 25 minutes or until tender. IN bowl, gradually whisk milk into flour mixture is smooth. slowly whisk milk mixture into soup. Cook over med heat, stirring occasionally, until soup thickens, about 12 minutes. Crumble reserved bacon and chopped green onions

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DONNARR.


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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! Used ham instead of bacon and added corn. Have added this recipe to my favorites! - 1/14/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    so is the serving size a cup or .5 cup? sounds yummy, but am interested in finding out that info. - 1/15/09

    Reply from DONNARR (1/15/09)
    Serving size is a cup

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good and filling. However, I wanted to point out that the calories per serving are off by 40. This recipe was calculated with cottage cheese and not shredded cheese like the recipe says. It is actually 200 calories per serving not 156. Still low cal but just a little more. FYI - 2/8/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    What do you do with the 8oz of cheese? - 1/15/09

    Reply from DONNARR (1/15/09)
    Sorry, add cheese to the soup as the last ingredient after the milk and flour mixture.

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  • now it changed to 5 pts ww smart points - 4/28/16

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  • Simply delish! - 10/19/12

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  • It is 4 ww points plus. Great Recipie!!!! Thank you - 10/15/11

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  • I started with a ham bone, so no chicken broth or bacon. Realized I only had 1/2 cup of milk left, so not exactly the same recipe. Overall, it tasked great and everyone had seconds. - 6/23/11

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  • Oh, my! - 1/11/11

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  • This was delicious! I addedd corn which was suggested by someone who made it. Next time I will leave the corn out. I will definately make this again. - 1/3/11

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  • OMG!!! This is amazing!! I wanted left overs and I couldn't keep my son out of it!! This will definitely be made over and over again at my house!!! - 12/1/10

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  • YUMM - 11/13/10

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  • This soup was amazing! Wonderful flavor-my two boys were pleasantly surprised. Will definitely make this one again. - 10/23/10

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  • Fantastic soup! - 10/11/10

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  • I really like this soup! I did not use bacon as my boyfriend does not eat pork, but it turned out much better than expected. I did however add a little red crushed pepper to give it a little kick! - 6/18/10

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  • Delicious! I used chicken boullion since I didn't have broth on hand, and used Colby and Monterey Jack cheese instead of Cheddar. Yummy! Even my 13 year old son loved it! - 2/14/10

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  • I really liked this! Living in New Mexico, green chiles are readily available and mine were a little hot which gave this soup a little kick!! Definately would make it again. But, what is a serving?? - 12/29/09

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  • Yummy! - 10/17/09

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  • Loved it! I used low sodium bacon and low sodium chicken broth, with no carrots and red pepper instead of chilis. It was great, will definitely make it again! - 10/8/09

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  • I made this soup several times and it wonderful. I skipped the bacon each time. However the sodium content is pretty high ~ not good for someone trying to stick to a low-sodium diet!
    Thanks ~ it was yummy! - 4/3/09

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  • I skipped the bacon, used a touch of dried red pepper instead of the chiles, and, as others have mentioned, used fresh garlic. I also used 4 0z sharp chedder, and added a couple tablepoons of dried parsley to get some green in there. Really tasty - will make it again! - 3/13/09

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  • My hubby proclaimed this a "keeper"! Quick, easy, and really good! I'll make it often! Thanks!! - 3/9/09

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  • Silly question. So do I cook it for 25 minutes then add the milk/flour mixture and cook 12 more minutes? Or just 25 total?

    - 3/6/09

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  • I made it with 1% milk. I might improvise for the next time - maybe add some ham :-) Also, I didn't use the garlic salt, I used fresh garlic. Excellent! - 2/8/09

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