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Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup


  • 2 large or 3 medium baking potatoes, baked or microwaved
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14.5 fl. oz.) chicken broth
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • Cooked and crumbled bacon, shredded cheddar cheese, sliced green onions (optional)


  1. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in broth and evaporated milk. Scoop potato pulp from 1 potato (reserve potato skin); mash. Add pulp to broth mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes just to a boil. Diceremaining potato skin and potato(es); add to soup. Heat through. Season with salt and ground black pepper. Top each serving with bacon, cheese and green onions, if desired.
  2. Variation: For a different twist to this recipe, omit the bacon, cheddar cheese and green onions. Cook 2 tablespoons shredded carrot with the onion and add 1/4 teaspoon dried dill to the soup when adding the broth. Proceed as above.

Notes: This recipe come with 4 servings/ Serving size: 1/4 (about 1 bowl) | SmartPoints for this recipe is high but worth the points. (15 SP). Also if you have a kid’s they will like it! My kids asked for seconds!!!! (Also you can customize to your liking).

Nutrition information:

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 380
  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Sodium: 440mg
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 7g


All posted nutrition information is approximate and has been calculated using the nutrition calculator on Skinny Points makes no guarantees of accuracy and use of different brands may change the nutrition information.

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