Smashed Potato Soup

This easy slow-cooker recipe for potato soup gets extra richness and flavor from cheddar cheese and whipping cream. Green onions add a finishing touch of freshness.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 8 hrs to 10 hrs (low) or 4-5 hours (high)
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Smashed Potato Soup
3 1/2
pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
cup chopped yellow and/or red sweet pepper
1 1/2
teaspoons bottled roasted garlic
teaspoon ground black pepper
4 1/2
cups chicken broth
cup whipping cream, half-and-half, or light cream
cup thinly sliced green onions
Sliced green onions (optional)
  1. In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine potatoes, sweet pepper, garlic, and black pepper. Pour broth over all.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
  3. Mash potatoes slightly with a potato masher. Stir in whipping cream, cheddar cheese, and the 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions. If desired, top individual servings with additional sliced green onions. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Smashed Potato Soup)
    Per serving:
  • 243 kcal cal.,
  • 11 g fat
  • (6 g sat. fat,
  • 37 mg chol.,
  • 644 mg sodium,
  • 30 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 8 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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