Loaded Potato Soup



4baked potatoes or 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, cooked
1 tablespoontub margarine
1 medium onion (coarsely chopped) (about 1 cup)
1/2 cupgreen pepper, chopped (optional)
2 cupshomemade chicken broth, or 1 can (14.5 ounces) low sodium chicken broth
1 cupnonfat milk
1 cupfrozen peas, thawed
1/2 teaspoonground black pepper
4 slices (3 ounces)American cheese
Optional garnishes: Sliced green onion, bacon bits, shredded cheese


  1. Remove skins and mash potatoes into small pieces to make about 3 cups. Set aside.
  2. Melt margarine in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion and green pepper, if desired. Cook until the vegetables begin to soften (about 5 minutes).
  3. Stir in the broth and heat to a boil. Stir in milk, potatoes, peas, and pepper. Heat through, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the cheese slices. Cook and stir about 2 minutes until cheese melts. Add more milk if soup is thicker than you prefer.
  5. Add garnishes, if desired, and serve immediately.

Nutrition information:

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings Per Recipe
Serving Size: 1 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories 230

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 270mg
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 6g
Added Sugars
Protein 10g

Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 16mg
Iron 0mg
Potassium 27mg

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient In a serving Of food contributes To a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day Is used For general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently In the process Of integrating the New FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information Is Not currently avaliable For the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.

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