Recipes and Cooking Creamy Potato Soup 3.9 (26) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 1, 2009 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 35 mins Total Time: 60 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup thinly sliced onions or leeks 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cup milk 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and sliced 4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 8 ounce Swiss-style cheese such as Gruyére or baby Swiss, shredded Snipped fresh herbs 2 ounce baby Swiss cheese, thinly sliced (optional) Directions In 4-quart Dutch oven cook onions in hot oil over medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until tender. Whisk together milk and flour; add to onions. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Add potatoes and chicken broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Puree soup, half at a time, in blender. Return to Dutch oven; add shredded cheese. Cook and stir over medium heat just until cheese is melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle fresh herbs; garnish with sliced cheese. Serve at once. Makes 8 (1 cup) servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 220 Calories 11g Fat 18g Carbs 13g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 220 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 31mg 10% Sodium 441mg 19% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Total Sugars 6g Protein 13g Vitamin C 11.2mg 56% Calcium 313mg 24% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 356mg 8% Folate, total 24.2mcg Vitamin B-12 1.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.