Loaded Potato Soup

4 red potatoes (6 oz total)
2 tsp Vera Jane's Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup onions, diced
1¼ cup fat free, low sodium chicken broth
3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
2 cups 1% low fat milk, divided
1/4 cup sour cream
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
3 strips DLM Applewood-Smoked Bacon, halved
1/3 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
4 tsp green onions, thinly sliced

Pierce potatoes with a fork. Microwave on high 13 minutes or until tender. Cut in half; cool slightly.

While potatoes cook, heat oil in a a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, sauté 3 minutes. Add broth. Combine flour and 1/2 cup milk; add to pan with 1½ cups milk. Bring to a boil; stir often. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in sour cream, salt, and pepper.

Arrange bacon on a paper towel on a microwave-safe plate. Cover with a paper towel; microwave on high for 4 minutes. Crumble bacon.

Discard potato skins, Coarsely mash potatoes into soup. Top with cheese, green onions, and bacon.

Makes 4 servings

Per serving: 325 calories; 11g total fat; 5g saturated fat; 27mg cholesterol; 670mg sodium; 44g total carbohydrates; 3g dietary fiber; 13g protein;

Allergy Warning: Contains MilkContains Wheat

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