Potato Soup

This creamy and rich soup uses two kinds of potatoes— scalloped and hash brown—for a nice depth of flavor.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 package (5 oz.) cheese-flavored scalloped potato mix
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 can (15 oz.) evaporated milk
  • 2 cups frozen hash brown potatoes
  • ½ tsp. dried dill weed
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In heavy saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon, drain on paper towels, crumble, and set aside.
  • Cook onion in bacon drippings until tender, about 5 minutes. Add potato mix and seasoning packet from potato mix, along with remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Purée using an immersion blender. Sprinkle with bacon and cheese before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 package (5 oz.) cheese-flavored scalloped potato mix
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 can (15 oz.) evaporated milk
  • 2 cups frozen hash brown potatoes
  • ½ tsp. dried dill weed
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In heavy saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon, drain on paper towels, crumble, and set aside.
  • Cook onion in bacon drippings until tender, about 5 minutes. Add potato mix and seasoning packet from potato mix, along with remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Purée using an immersion blender. Sprinkle with bacon and cheese before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat25g
Saturated Fat11g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium620mg
Total Carbohydrate32g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars10g
Protein14g