Herbed Parmesan Potato Soup

6
Servings
15m
Prep Time
12m
Cook Time
27m
Ready In


"This is a "short-cut" recipe, using pre-packaged mashed potatoes. Something I use when I'm working long hours, but still want something home-made instead of take-out or fast food."

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (162.5 g)
  • Calories 182.2
  • Total Fat - 6.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 47.8 mg
  • Sodium - 309.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3 g
  • Sugars - 2.3 g
  • Protein - 10.8 g
  • Calcium - 117.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 12.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add oil to the pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots; cook 5 minutes or until the shallots begin to brown.

Step 2

Add the garlic; cook 1 minute or until fragrant. Stir in stock; cook 3- seconds. Transfer stock mixture to a blender. Process until smooth.

Step 3

Return the stock mixture to the pan; add potatoes, stirring with a whisk until combined. Stir in 1/4 cup basil, thyme, and 1 tablespoon chives; bring to a boil. Cook for 1 minute.

Step 4

Remove from the heat. Discard the thyme. Stir in half-and-half, cheese, and pepper. Return to heat until heated thoroughly. sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup basil and remaining 1 tablespoon of chives.

Tips & Variations


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QueenBea

This quick and easy soup is so tasty. It will be made often when wanting something quick on a busy day.

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(17 Sep 2015)