Spicy Cheesy Potato Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 349.2
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.7 mg
  • Sodium: 269.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 57.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 15.3 g

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A great dish for cold wintry days. A great dish for cold wintry days.
Number of Servings: 8


    6 large raw potatoes, washed, peeled, & diced
    4 Tblsp. Smart Balance Light Buttery Spread
    1 cup canned nonfat evaporated milk
    2 cups skim milk
    1/2 cup onion, diced
    1 cup celery, diced
    1 or 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
    1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, low fat
    1/2 cup cream cheese, low fat
    1/2 tsp. paprika
    1 tsp. bl;ack pepper
    1 tsp. garlic powder


1. Wash, peel, and dice potatoes and celery
2. Place potatoes and celery in large pot and cover with water.
3. Add diced jalapeno and onion
4. Cook until tender but not mushy
5. Drain, about 1 cup water in pot
6. Add garlic powder, paprika, black pepper
7. Add 1 cup evaporated milk and about 2 cups skim milk (enough to cover potatoes generously
8. Add Cheddar and cream cheese. Stir well.
9. Cover and cook on low heat until cheeses are melted. Stir occasionally to keep from sticking or burning.

Makes 6-8 1 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JUSTMEFRANCIE.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    can't wait 2 try !! - 10/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum, my 2 favorite things, spice and potato soup. - 10/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds sooo yummy! I will have to try without the jalapenos, BUT, they sure would warm one up, huh? - 10/14/09

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  • This sounded better than it tasted. Even with the jalapeno, the soup was very VERY bland. Next time I will use no salt added chicken broth to cook the potatoes and vegetables in. That should give it a bit more flavour as well as maybe sprinkling some bacon bits on top. - 10/12/11

    Reply from FRANCIE-N-BELLA (10/12/11)
    Thank you very much for the helpful tips. I'll have to try your suggestions.

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