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Pat’s Cream of Potato Soup

Pat's Cream of Potato Soup Recipe


A traditional potato soup with instant potatoes added for extra body. Onions and bacon are saut ed together before the potatoes, chicken broth, and half and half are added.


  • 6 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 6 medium (2-1/4" to 3" dia, raw)s potatoes, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup instant mashed potato flakes
  • 1 cup half-and-half


  1. Saute bacon and onions, in a medium saute pan, until browned. Set aside.
  2. Over low heat, in a medium sauce pan, cook flour until pasty. Slowly add chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in bacon and onion mixture, potatoes, and instant potatoes. Simmer for 30 minutes and then blend in half and half. Serve.

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Nutritional Information

Pat's Cream of Potato Soup

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 306.6
% Daily Value *
protein: 21 %
carbohydrates: 11 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 16 %
fat: 22 %
saturated fat: 28 %
cholesterol: 9 %
vitamin a iu: 2 %
niacin equivalents: 51 %
vitamin b6: 37 %
vitamin c: 55 %
folate: 9 %
calcium: 6 %
iron: 10 %
magnesium: 16 %
potassium: 27 %
sodium: 31 %
thiamin: 25 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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