Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light.

Light & Creamy Potato Soup

Low-fat milk, light sour cream, and cheese made with 2% milk make this Light & Creamy Potato Soup a healthier alternative to regular versions. The broccoli and carrots also give it some valuable nutrients. To learn more about the health benefits of broccoli check out this very informative post @ http://www.well-beingsecrets.com/health-benefits-of-broccoli/.

I like my soup a little chunkier than some you can get out. I like Panera potato soup but I don’t think there is any cheese in it, and if there is I think it may be cream cheese (or so I’ve heard). I like some good ol’ cheddar cheese in there.

Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light.

The other great thing about soup is that you can make a pot of it and have leftovers for lunch the next day, or even another dinner. It is also good to freeze, and then if you are busy or not feeling well you will have a quick and virtually effortless option for dinner.

When serve soup I usually make some sort of bread, roll or biscuit, like these Light Yogurt Drop Biscuits. It gives the meal a little more substance for me and it rounds out the meal nicely.

Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light.

The ingredients needed.

Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light.

The potatoes and carrots in the pot, ready to be cooked.

Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light.

One cup of cooked potatoes, mashed.

Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light.

After adding the milk & flour mixture, ready to add the sour cream and cheese.

Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light.

Light & Creamy Potato Soup

Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light. You might also like:

  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Total Time: 50m
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds red potatoes, about 6 medium
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 2 cups 2% milk reduced fat cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 bag frozen broccoli florets, 12 ounces
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 carton low-sodium chicken broth, 32 ounces
  • 3 carrots, peeled
  • 4 green onions, chopped

Instructions

  1. Cut potatoes and carrots into bite sized pieces and place in a Dutch oven. Add just enough water to cover and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, reduce heat and cook until potatoes and carrots are very tender, about 10-15 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the potatoes; return the remaining potatoes and the carrots to the pot. In a small bowl mash the potatoes with a fork and return them to the pot.
  2. Stir in the chicken broth, salt, and pepper; heat to a boiling. Add broccoli and cook for 4 minutes stirring occasionally; reduce heat to medium.
  3. Whisk the milk and flour together in a small bowl and add it to the pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook until it thickens. Stir in cheese until melted. Add sour cream and green onions and cook until heated through.
  4. Garnish with additional cheese and green onions, if desired.

Are you looking for the perfect light potato soup? Low-fat milk and cheese as well as light sour cream make this soup creamy and light.

 

 

 

14 Comments

  • Josh October 2, 2017 at 10:17 am

    OMG Mindy, this sounds delish… It is certainly feeling like soup season today! Can’t wait to try it! Congrats on the new job!

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    • Mindy Boyd October 7, 2017 at 9:09 am

      I can’t wait until it gets cool here in Kansas, but we aren’t there yet. Thanks!

      Reply
  • Roy Miller July 12, 2016 at 10:27 am

    This is one of my favorites in the winter. Will have to try it. Thank you for posting the recipe.

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    • Mindy Boyd July 12, 2016 at 11:44 am

      This would be great in the Fall and Winter, thanks for stopping by!

      Reply
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  • Angela Tolsma June 20, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    Oh I’ve never made potato soup! This looks delicious!!

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  • Amber June 20, 2016 at 10:14 am

    Yum. Potatoe soup is a favorite in my household

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    • Mindy Boyd June 20, 2016 at 10:37 am

      Ours too, thanks for stopping by!

      Reply
  • Leigh Suznovich June 19, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    I love potato soup! This version looks amazing, can’t wait to try it 🙂

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    • Mindy Boyd June 19, 2016 at 10:20 pm

      It is very good. Thanks so much for stopping by!

      Reply
  • Leslie June 19, 2016 at 8:41 pm

    I love potato soups, they’re my favorite. I just love potatoes anyway shape or form, hah. I’m pinning this, this will be a great fall recipe around my house.

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    • Mindy Boyd June 19, 2016 at 9:16 pm

      I, too, love potatoes anyway you make em’. Thanks for stopping by!

      Reply
  • Bibi June 19, 2016 at 1:58 pm

    I am going to have to try this recipe although we don’t really eat soup around here. It looks very tasty.

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    • Mindy Boyd June 19, 2016 at 7:33 pm

      It is a really good option if you are trying to eat less meat, like we are.

      Reply

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