Home-Style Potato Soup
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons chopped celery
- 1 teaspoon canola oil
- 2 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup 2% milk
- 1/4 cup mashed potato flakes
- 1 ounce process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
- 1 bacon strip, cooked and crumbled
- In a small saucepan, saute onion and celery in oil until tender. Add the potatoes, water, bouillon, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
- Stir in milk and potato flakes; cook and stir 8 minutes longer. Stir in cheese until melted. Sprinkle servings with bacon.
Nutrition Facts1-1/3 cups: 287 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 889mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.
Feb 18, 2014
This is a good basic potato soup. Next time I will add bacon to the soup and a little more cheese. I liked this, too, because it wasn't thickened with flour. I have celiac disease so thickening the soup with mashed potato flakes is brilliant!