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Mashed Potato Soup

Mashed potato soup is bursting with flavor, full of creamy goodness, topped with bacon and cheese and is perfect for cold winter nights and fun football weekends.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed potato soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 246kcal
Cost $10

Ingredients

  • 1-24 oz container refrigerated mashed potatoes or 3 cups homemade mashed potatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can sweet corn
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 5 pieces of bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tbsp reserved bacon grease
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives extra for topping-optional
  • shredded cheddar cheese for topping
  • salt/pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large frying pan cook bacon until crisp then add in the chopped chives and mix to combine. Drain the bacon grease reserving 1 tablespoon for soup and place on a plate lined with a paper towel and set aside.
  • Next, in a large pot over medium high heat add butter and allow to melt. Pour in chopped onion and cook until just tender, about 2-3 minutes. Add in chicken broth, corn (drained), reserved bacon grease, and chicken. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer.
  • Add in milk and mashed potatoes and stir until combined. Continue to simmer until heated through, season with salt and pepper to taste. Top with cooked bacon/chive mixture, and shredded cheese. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 595mg | Potassium: 319mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 227IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg