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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Homestyle Potato Soup

1 (14 1/2 ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
4 cups cubed peeled baking potato (about 2 pounds)
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup thinly sliced celery
1 cup thinly sliced carrot
3 tablespoons butter or stick margarine, cut into small pieces
1 1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
7 tablespoons (1 3/4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
Freshly ground pepper (optional)

     Place first 9 ingredients (up to garlic cloves) in a 4 1/2 quart electric slow cooker; stir well.  Cover with lid; cook on high-heat setting 1 hour.  Reduce to low-heat setting, and cooke 4 to 5 hours or until vegetables are tender.  Increase to high-heat setting.

     Place flour in a bowl; gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until well blended.  Stir into soup.  Cook uncovered, 25 minutes or until thick, stirring frequently.  Ladle into bowls; sprinkle with cheese.  Sprinkle with pepper if desired.  Yeild 7 servings.

Serving Size: 1 cup soup and 1 Tbsp cheese

6 Points Plus Value

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