Cheesy Potato Soup

Cheesy Potato Soup

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  • 1

    tablespoon butter

  • 1

    cup chopped onion

  • tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 3

    cups chopped red potato (about 1 pound)

  • cups 1% low-fat milk

  • ¾

    cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth

  • ½

    cup water

  • ½

    cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese

  • teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 2

    tablespoons 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 1/2 cup water to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Add 1/2 cup reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese and ground red pepper; cook 2 minutes or until cheese melts, stirring frequently. Top each serving evenly with 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped green onions.


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