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Zesty Potato Soup Recipe

Zesty Potato Soup Recipe

Zesty Potato Soup is suggested by Marsha Brenda of Round Rock, Texas, who informs, "This soup has a delightful zip that sparks recipe requests."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 ounces process American cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1/3 cup chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes, water, onion, garlic, salt and pepper; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. (Do not drain.) Mash potatoes in liquid until almost smooth. Add remaining ingredients; cook and stir until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 321 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 946 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 10 g protein.