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Smokey Cheese & Potato Soup

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 25 mins
Smokey Cheese & Potato Soup
Ingredients
  • 6  ounces  smoked cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, or gouda), shredded
  • 1  tablespoon  all-purpose flour
  • 4  ounces  ham, finely chopped
  • 1  medium  carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/2  teaspoon  curry powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  paprika
  • 3  cups  whole milk
  • 1/2 24  ounce package  refrigerated garlic mashed potatoes
  •  Canned shoestring potatoes, fresh snipped parsley, and/or paprika (optional)
Directions

1. In a bowl combine cheese and flour; set aside.

2. In a Dutch oven combine the ham, carrot, curry powder, and paprika. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes. Stir in milk. Cook, uncovered, for 4 to 5 minutes, just until milk is hot but not boiling, stirring occasionally. Gradually whisk in mashed potatoes. Cook, stirring frequently, until hot and bubbly. Stir in the cheese and flour. Cook and stir for 2 minutes, just until cheese is melted.

3. Ladle soup into bowls. Top with shoestring potatoes, parsley, and/or paprika.

From the Test KitchenPantry:
  • flour, paprika, curry powder
Change Up:
  • For a vegetarian version, replace the ham with 1 cup of cooked cannellini beans, rinsed and drained well. Substitute chopped fresh chives for the parsley.
Nutrition Facts (Smokey Cheese & Potato Soup)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 429,
  • Fat, total (g) 26,
  • chol. (mg) 94,
  • sat. fat (g) 16,
  • carb. (g) 22,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 12,
  • pro. (g) 25,
  • vit. A (IU) 3353,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 1059,
  • Potassium (mg) 438,
  • calcium (mg) 545,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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