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Pot o’ Gold Potato Soup

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.
  • Makes
    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 Velveeta, cubed
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • 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).
Nutrition 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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