Baked Potato Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by bgriddle

From "The Best of Cooking Light" cookbook. Very good, low cal recipe, and very satisfying!

Top Review by Manami

hi bgriddle, this was awesome! Have eaten the regular "loaded-up" soup and this is by far better and doesn't leave you bloated. It was a nice balance of different flavors! Made it the night before, & I had a bowl; then served it the next day -- wonderful!! Did add some chives as well. Thanks for posting, Diane :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Pierce potatoes with a fork; bake at 400°F for 1 hour or until tender. Cool. Peel potatoes; coarsely mash. Discard skins.
  3. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour in a large dutch oven; gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended. Cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly (about 8 minutes). Add mashed potatoes, 3/4 cup cheese, salt, and pepper, stirring until cheese melts. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in sour cream and 1/2 cup onions. Cook over low heat 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated (do not boil); ladle about 1 1/2 cups soup into each of 8 bowls. Sprinkle each servings with 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese, 1 1/2 teaspoons onions, and about 1 tablespoon bacon.

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