Lower Fat Potato Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Lower Fat Potato Soup

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"This is a low fat, yet delicious soup, good for either a main course or as a soup course. I shared it with my weight loss group, and they loved it too!"

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    55 mins


  1. Coat a large pot with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add the onion and celery and saute for 10 minutes, or until onion is tender. Add the broth and potatoes and stir well. Now stir in the parsley, garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the milk and continue to simmer for 10 minutes. Finally, stir in the potato flakes and allow to heat through.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 29, 2004

For a low fat soup this was pretty good. Instead of the cans of chicken broth I used 1 1/2 cups of water and 1 Tablespoon chicken bouillon. I also decreased the milk to 1 cup and increased the potato flakes to 1 cup. It obviously wasn't the same as a soup filled with fat but I liked it as a healthy alternative.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 05, 2003

It had little taste and no thickness. It is good if you are trying to lose weight, but otherwise, don't bother.


11 Ratings

Dec 23, 2003

It was terrible.

Jul 28, 2005

Excellent, very thick (we added twice the amount of potato flakes)and thick with nice full flavor.

Jan 30, 2005

this is an easy meal to prepare and I added small pieces of ham to make it meater for my husband.

Jan 24, 2005

This was GREAT! I added extra Garlic powder and skipped the milk, adding water instead. I also tossed in a little non-dairy creamer to replace the milk. IT WAS GREAT! Thanks for sharing!

Dec 20, 2004

Excellent.. doesn't taste low fat. I added some broc. to mine and a little more potato flakes to make it extra thick.

Sep 02, 2014

This was great, but I did change a few things b/c I didn't have potato flakes and I don't like celery or onions. I only used the potatoes and broth. After boiling I put in my vitamix and added the milk. I then added a SMALL handful of low fat cheese and a small handful of bacon bits. Very very good!!


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  • Calories
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 4.8 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 325 mg
  • 13%

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

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