Potato Cheesy Soup

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This potato cheesy soup recipe is a creamy and savory meal to enjoy for lunch or dinner. The soup is a hearty blend of potatoes, carrots, and cheese. All you need to turn this dish into a main is a tossed green salad. For the best soup, choose a waxy potato which will become pleasantly creamy. Starchy potatoes, like Russets, will be drier and lend a more granular texture to the dish.

Many potato recipes have an ill reputation because they are prepared with plenty of cream or butter. This soup is somewhat healthier than French fries or scalloped potatoes because it uses vitamin A-rich carrots, as well as milk, which has a much lower fat content than cream. If you want to know what nutrients are in potatoes, the answer is potassium, vitamin C, and iron. One serving of this potato soup recipe will grant you sixteen percent of your daily-recommended intake of potassium. The rich nutrient content of gorgeous potatoes will make this worthwhile to make.

Nutrition Facts for: Potato Cheesy Soup From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Chicken broth, potatoes, carrots, green onions, milk, cornstarch, cheddar cheese, bacon bits, salt, pepper.
* The entire recipe has been calculated for4 servings.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* Per Serving: Calories 283, Calories from Fat 136, Total Fat 15.1g 23%, Saturated Fat 5.6g 28%, Cholesterol 41mg 14%, Sodium 1398mg 58%, Potassium 551mg 16%, Carbohydrates 18.4g 6%, Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%, Sugars 7.1g, Protein 17.8g, Vitamin A 48%, Vitamin C 16%, Calcium 17%, Iron 6%

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