Hearty Potato Soup

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Photo: J. Savage Gibson
Recipe from Southern Living

Bread bowls are a sandwich shop favorite for a reason. Instead of venturing out into the cold night air, fill homemade Italian Bread Bowls with chunky potato soup featuring potatoes, onions, carrot, celery, and savory seasonings.

Ingredients

  • 6 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free half-and-half
  • Italian Bread Bowls
  • Garnish: fresh celery leaves

Preparation

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  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a 4 1/2-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cook, covered, at HIGH 3 hours or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir together flour and half-and-half; stir into soup. Cover and cook 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve in Italian Bread Bowls, and garnish, if desired.

November 1998

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 207
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 365mg