Americas Best Baked Potato Soup Recipe

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  1. Wash potatoes then prick several times with a fork and bake 1 hour at 400.
  2. Allow to cool the peel potatoes and slice crosswise.
  3. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp.
  4. Remove bacon reserving drippings in skillet then crumble bacon and set aside.
  5. Cook onion in drippings stirring constantly until tender then add flour stirring well.
  6. Cook 1 minute stirring constantly.
  7. Gradually add broth then cook stirring constantly until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  8. Stir in potato, half-and-half and next 6 ingredients.
  9. Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered for 10 minutes but do not boil.
  10. Stir in 1 cup cheese and 1/4 cup green onions then cook until cheese melts stirring often.
  11. Ladle soup into individual soup bowls then top evenly with crumbled bacon.
  12. Sprinkle evenly with remaining cheese, green onions and parsley.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 466.56 Kcal (1953 kJ)
Calories from fat 263.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.25g 45%
Cholesterol 66.82mg 22%
Sodium 1635.75mg 68%
Potassium 671.65mg 14%
Total Carbs 34.66g 12%
Sugars 4.79g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4.65g 19%
Protein 15.34g 31%
Vitamin C 22.5mg 37%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 27%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 334.9mg 33%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 109.74 Kcal (459 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.92 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.88g 45%
Cholesterol 15.72mg 22%
Sodium 384.75mg 68%
Potassium 157.98mg 14%
Total Carbs 8.15g 12%
Sugars 1.13g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1.09g 19%
Protein 3.61g 31%
Vitamin C 5.3mg 37%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 27%
Iron 0.5mg 13%
Calcium 78.8mg 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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