Cheesy Potato Soup

Cheesy Potato Soup
Number of Servings
    • 1 tbsp. butter
    • 1 cup chopped, onion
    • 2½ tbsp. unbleached flour
    • 3 cups chopped red potato, (about 1 lb.)
    • 1¼ cups 1% low-fat milk
    • ¾ cup fat-free chicken broth
    • ½ cup water
    • ½ cup (2 oz.) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
    • 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
    • 2 tbsp. chopped green onions
Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Sprinkle with flour; cook 1 minute, stirring onion mixture constantly. Add potato, milk, broth, and ½ cup water to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Add ½ cup reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese and ground red pepper; cook 2 minutes or until cheese melts and is blended. Garnish with sliced green onion.   Serves 4.
Nutrition Information
208 calories; 5g fat (20.3% calories from fat); 11g protein; 32g carbohydrates; 3g dietary fiber; 14mg cholesterol; 257mg sodium.

LIVE IT TRACKER: ½ oz.-eq. meat, 1½ oz.-eq. grain, ½ cup vegetable, ½ cup milk