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Baked Potato Soup with Bacon

Yield 2 servings (serving size: 2 cups soup, 2 tablespoons green onions, and 2 teaspoons bacon bits)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound baking potatoes, cubed
  • 2 cups 2% low-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 4 teaspoons bottled real bacon bits

Nutrition Information

  • calories 364
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 8.4 g
  • satfat 3.4 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 14.6 g
  • carbohydrate 58.4 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 23 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 922 mg
  • calcium 320 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place potato cubes in a medium saucepan; cover with water, and bring to a boil. Cook 15 minutes or until very tender; drain. Return potatoes to pan, and mash to desired consistency. Add milk, margarine, salt, and pepper; stir well. Cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.

  2. Ladle soup into individual bowls; top with green onions and bacon bits.