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Mom’s Monday Lunch Potato Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

3 servings

I love making this soup for my friends who visit for lunch.—Evelyn Bonar, Pensacola, Florida

Ingredients

  • 8 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. In a 3-qt. saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Add potatoes and soup; stir until blended. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through.
  2. Stir in bacon, salt if desired and pepper. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup (calculated without salt): 514 calories, 33g fat (13g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 1538mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 17g protein.

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