Easiest-Ever Loaded Potato Soup

This hearty bowl of creamy potato soup is made rich with crisp bacon and cheese - ready in 15 minutes, it's perfect for lunch.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

3
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1
package (24 oz) refrigerated country-style mashed potatoes
1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
3
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (1/4 cup)
Sliced green onions, if desired

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, mix milk, salt, pep- per and potatoes, breaking up potatoes with whisk or wooden spoon. Heat to boiling over high heat; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 4 minutes, stirring frequently with whisk, until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in 2/3 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 Top individual servings with remaining 1/3 cup cheese and the bacon; garnish with onions.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Sodium
580mg
580%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.