Photo: Laurey W. Glenn; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey Photo by: Photo: Laurey W. Glenn; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

Potato, Bean, and Yogurt Soup

Try packing this soup warm or cold in an insulated container. The soup will retain its temperature (up to 4 hours hot; 6 hours cold), making it easy to store at your desk. The container's lid can double as a serving dish.

Southern Living AUGUST 2008

  • Yield: Makes 8 1/2 cups (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
  • Cook time:38 Minutes
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Stand:10 Minutes


  • 6 cups diced red potatoes (about 4 medium potatoes)
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 (16-oz.) can navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


1. Sauté first 3 ingredients in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat 5 minutes. Add navy beans and next 3 ingredients, and cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes. Add broth, and bring to a boil; reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes.

2. Transfer about 4 cups potato mixture to a food processor or blender using a slotted spoon. Process 30 seconds or until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Return pureed mixture to Dutch oven, stirring until blended. Stir in yogurt; season with pepper to taste. Serve warm or cold. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 305
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 6.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 14.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 49.7g
  • Fiber: 7.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.4mg
  • Iron: 3.2mg
  • Sodium: 773mg
  • Calcium: 98mg

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Potato, Bean, and Yogurt Soup recipe