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Pot o' Gold Potato Soup Recipe

Pot o' Gold Potato Soup Recipe

This golden soup may not be what you expect to find at the end of the rainbow, but you'll treasure its rich flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 2-1/3 cups mashed potato flakes
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup cubed process American cheese (Velveeta)
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • 1. In a 3-qt. saucepan, saute celery and onion in butter for 2-3 minutes. stir in broth; bring to boil. Reduce heat. Add potato flakes; cook and stir for 5-7 minutes. Add milk, cheese, garlic salt and chili powder. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Just before serving, add sour cream and heat through ( do not boil). Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 285 calories, 15g fat (10g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 804mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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dollargirl User ID: 939213 85563
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2013

"I make this every year for St. Pat's Day - yummy!"

chocoloco User ID: 1876593 69077
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"AWESOME! I added ground turky sausage to make this a main course! I can't wait to make it again!!!"

chocoloco User ID: 1876593 51187
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2009 Edited Oct. 5, 2009

"I loved this recipe. I used it as a main course by adding ground turkey sausage!"

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