Loaded Potato Soup

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

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • Total Fat 14g
      • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
    • Sodium 580mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 21g
      • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Protein 11g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      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.