Healthy Baked Potato Soup

Hands down the best loaded baked potato soup that I have ever had! Creamy and delicious with all of the goodness of a baked potato .

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Yield :

Servings: 1 – Size: 1 smoothie

5 Smartpoints 

5 pointplus 

Ingredients :

  • 2 russet potatoes, washed and dried
  • 1 small head of cauliflower, stem removed cut into florets
  • 1 1/2 cups fat free chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% reduced-fat milk
  • salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 10 tbsp reduced-fat shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 tbsp chopped chives, divided
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (you can use turkey bacon if you prefer)

Preparation :

Pierce potatoes with a fork; microwave on high for 5 minutes turn over and microwave another 3 – 5 minutes, until tender. Or if you prefer to use your oven, bake at 400° for 1 hour or until tender. Cool. Peelpotatoes.

Meanwhile, steam cauliflower with water in a large covered pot until tender. Drain and return to pot. On medium heat, add chicken broth, milk, potatoes and bring to a boil. Use an immersion blender to pureeuntil smooth. Add sour cream, half the chives, salt and pepper and cook on low another 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat. Ladle 1 cup soup into each bowl. Top each serving with 2 tbsp cheese, remaining chives, and bacon.

Nutritional Info :

Points +: 5 pts – SmartPoints: 6
Calories: 207.6 – Fat: 7.8 g – Carb: 22.5 g – Fiber: 2.4 g  – Protein: 11.9 g

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