Easy Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon



Under 30 minutes Without Eggs Without peanuts Without nuts

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

10 g
18 g
1 g
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Nutritional Facts

1 6
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 180
  • Lipides 8 g
    • Saturated fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Sodium  640 mg
  • Carbs 18 g
    • fiber  1 g
    • Sugar  5 g
  • Protein 10 g


  • 1/2 pound bacon, chopped
  • 1 carton (32 ounces) Compliments Beef or Chicken Broth
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 cups Lucerne® Whole Milk
  • 2 cups Compliments Instant Mashed Potato Flakes
  • finely chopped green onions (optional)
  • freshly ground pepper (optional)


  1. In a 5- to 6-quart pan, place chopped bacon over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir often until bacon is well browned and crisp, 10-12 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a paper towel lined plate to drain and keep warm.
  3. Pour off and discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon fat from pan. Add broth and garlic to pan (beef broth offers a richer flavour, but it will turn the soup abeige colour). Bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and stir in milk and potato flakes. Stir constantly until soup is smooth and thickened and simmering, about 5 minutes.
  5. Ladle soup into serving bowls. Offer chopped bacon, green onions, and pepper to add to taste.

Healthier Alternative: Watching your salt and fat intake? Use reduced sodium broth, turkey bacon, and Lucerne® Fat Free Coffee Creamer or Reduced Fat Milk.

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