Creamy Potato Soup

  • Yield: 8 servings


2tablespoons (1/4 stick) light stick margarine
1cup chopped onion
2large garlic cloves, minced
3tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 (16-ounce) cans fat-free chicken broth
4cups peeled diced potatoes (about 3 large)
1/2cup sliced green onions
Salt and pepper to taste
1cup liquid nondairy creamer
Chopped parsley or sliced green onions, to garnish


  1. Melt margarine in a large pot over medium heat and saute the onion and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes. Lower the heat and add the flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add the broth, stirring constantly. Add the potatoes and green onions. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the potatoes are tender.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth, in batches if necessary. Return to the pot. Add salt and pepper, stir in nondairy creamer, and heat thoroughly. Garnish with parsley or green onions. Makes 8 cups.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 144
  • Fat 4.6g
  • Saturated Fat .9g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 306mg