Creamy Baked Potato Soup (made w/healthier choices)

Lynn Socko


This soup was inspired by my Baked Potato in a Bun recipe:
Baked Potato in a bun

Only made with lighter ingredients.

pinch tips: Slow Cooker/Crock Pot Hints





30 Min


1 Hr


4 large
baked potatoes, skin on, diced
4 slice
turkey bacon, diced
2 c
sweet onion, thinly sliced
1 c
celery, finely chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 c
sour creme, fat free or light
4 c
milk, fat free
4 c
homemade chicken stock (or low sodium store bought)
4 oz
feta cheese
4 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded (reduced sodium)
pickled banana pepper rings
1 tsp
ea. of black pepper, & mrs. dash original blend
salt to taste
2 Tbsp
olive oil
extra bacon for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

Bake potatoes and allow to cool.
Dice bacon, slice onions, mince garlic, and chop celery, simmer in soup pot in olive oil till tender. When veggies are tender and bacon is done, add diced potatoes.
Add cool chicken stock, milk, and sour cream. Cover and simmer for about 30 min. Add feta cheese. If soup needs thickening, mix 1/2c cold milk or water with 3-4 TBL of cornstarch. Add to soup and simmer till soup thickens.
Add shredded cheese,banana pepper rings, and bacon on top.
NOTE: Allow soup to cool for a while, or even refrigerate overnight, the longer it sits, the more flavorful it gets!

About this Recipe

Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
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