Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

creamy baked potato soup (made w/healthier choices)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lynn Socko
San Angelo, TX

This soup was inspired by my Baked Potato in a Bun recipe: Only made with lighter ingredients.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For creamy baked potato soup (made w/healthier choices)

  • 4 lg
    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

How To Make creamy baked potato soup (made w/healthier choices)

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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!

Categories & Tags for Creamy Baked Potato Soup (made w/healthier choices):