Cheesy Potato Soup
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 18
  • 1 sprays cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, coarsely grated
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp dry thyme, crushed
  • 1 lb small red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 29 oz vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup fat-free creamer (such as fat-free 1/2 and 1/2)
  • 8 oz low-fat cheddar or colby cheese
  • 6 tsp fresh chives, minced
DIRECTIONS
  1. Coat a nonstick medium pot with cooking spray and set over medium heat.
  2. Cook onions until they just begin to color, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add carrots, salt, pepper, paprika, mustard and thyme, stirring to mix; cook until carrots begin to soften, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add potatoes, broth and creamer. Increase heat and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Cook until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  5. Add cheese and stir to melt; puree in batches in a blender.
  6. Garnish each serving with 1 teaspoon of chives.