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Photo by: Photo: Johnny Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Cheesy Potato Soup

Serve a rich and hearty cheesy soup with Mini Ham Sandwiches for a comforting cool-weather dinner. 

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chopped red potato (about 1 pound)
  • 1 1/4 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions

Preparation

1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Sprinkle with flour; cook 1 minute, stirring onion mixture constantly. Add potato, milk, broth, and 1/2 cup water to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Add 1/2 cup reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese and ground red pepper; cook 2 minutes or until cheese melts, stirring frequently. Top each serving evenly with 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped green onions.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 225
  • Fat: 6.9g
  • Saturated fat: 4.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 9.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 32.7g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 21mg
  • Iron: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 250mg
  • Calcium: 322mg
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