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Potato Soup VIII Recipe

Potato Soup VIII

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"This is a very low fat soup. No one will ever know. Try adding diced ham or bacon."

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  1. In a large saucepan over high heat, add the potatoes, water, onions, celery, carrots and bouillon. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Mash slightly.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the milk powder and the flour. Gradually add the milk, stirring until smooth. Add the milk/flour mixture to the potato mixture, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until soup is thick and bubbly.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 02, 2008

The first time around, I almost threw it away when I added the milk because I thought I screwed it up royally, but all I had to do was wait a few more minutes and keep stirring. Make sure you keep stirring and give it time. This soup is great because it's creamy and thick while still being low-fat. I tend to add a good amount of black pepper and garlic powder, and it makes a big difference. Just a touch of cheese on the top, and it's a filling meal that everyone enjoys.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 25, 2006

Very bland. Did not like it at all. I'm a real soup nut and will make a big pot of soup to have on hand or freeze. I ended up throwing it away.

Apr 03, 2006

very delicious on a rainy day!i just finished the entire thing..i had to run over to the computer to rate it...FANTASTIC, WILL DEFINITELY MAKE AGAIN. thank you thank you

Mar 02, 2005

I made this for my husband and he loved it.

Sep 30, 2007

This was very good and simple - I thought 1 cup of water was not enough but it came out great! Will definately make again. Thanks!

Oct 03, 2006

thought this soup was delicious and easy!!!

Aug 30, 2007

Great!! The whole family ate it. Hubby did request bacon in it, though.

Dec 17, 2010

This is the first soup I've made and it was fantastic! I did alter it a little though, after reading some of the reviews. Instead of water I used chicken broth and did about 1 1/2 cups. I also scratched the celery and used broccoli and took out the powdered milk, and used red potatoes. At the end after I added the flour/milk mixture I also added a handful of grated sharp cheddar cheese and a little garlic. I do have the gritty taste others were mentioning, but I think that is due to the potatoes sitting for so long...as a potato lover, I can't complain though!


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  • Calories
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.5 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 9.1 g
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 331 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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