Baked Potato Soup

This is supposed to be a baked potato soup but due to limited time, I boiled the potatoes.  Other than that, I basically followed the instructions with a few minor modifications.  I left the directions for baking, thinking it might be a more interesting recipe.  Boiled potatoes worked out fine and we had a delicious soup.  I admit, I am a big fan of potato soup and have not met one, I didn't like.

Baked Potato Soup -   adapted from Cooking Light September 2007


3 baking potatoes 
1/2 cup brown rice flour 
4 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
1 cup reduced-fat shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese, divided
1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
3/4 cup chopped red onion, divided

Topping: chopped red pepper, chopped red onion, shredded Cheddar (a small amount of each for each bowl of soup)


Preheat oven to 400°.

Pierce potatoes with a fork; bake at 400° for 1 hour or until tender. Cool. Peel potatoes; coarsely mash.

Place flour in a large large pot; gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended. 

Cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly (about 8 minutes). 

Add mashed potatoes and 3/4 cup cheese,  stirring until cheese melts. 

Remove from heat.

Stir in sour cream and 1/2 cup onions. 

Cook over low heat 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Ladle 1 1/2 cups soup into each bowl. 

Sprinkle each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese, 1 1/2 teaspoons onions, and a little chopped red bell pepper.

Eat and enjoy.  This is cold weather food since it warms both the body and soul.

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  1. Delicious potato soup, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning.


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