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Cream Cheese Potato Soup

 Cream Cheese Potato Soup
"I came up with this soup after I had tried something similar at a restaurant," explains Stacy Bockelman, California, Missouri. "Using chicken bouillon and frozen hash browns makes it easy to fix. It's good with sourdough bread," she adds. It's also good for your pocketbook at only 47 cents a bowl.
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.


  • 6 cups water
  • 7 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 package (30 ounces) frozen cubed hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed


  • In a Dutch oven, combine the water and bouillon. Add cream cheese;
  • cook and stir until cheese is melted. Stir in the remaining
  • ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for
  • 18-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Yield: 12 servings
  • (about 3 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 158 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 779 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.