Smashed Potato Soup


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Smashed Potato Soup

Makes 6 servings

3 1/2 cups fat-free (skim) milk
3 tablespoons flour
2 teaspoons margarine
1 large onion, finely chopped  (1 cup)
4 medium unpeeled potatoes (1 1/2 pounds) cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 1/4 cups reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (5 ounces)
1/3 cup fat-free sour cream
8 medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)

1. Beat 1/2 cup of the milk and the flour with wire whisk until smooth; set aside.

2. Melt margarine in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook onion in margarine about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.

3. Increase heat to high; stir in remaining 3 cups milk. Stir in potatoes, salt, black pepper and red pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low.

4. Simmer uncovered 15 to 18 minutes, stirring frequently, until potatoes are tender.

5. Beat in flour mixture with wire whisk. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until
thickened; remove from heat.

6. Beat potato mixture with wire whisk until potatoes are slightly mashed. Stir in cheese, sour cream and green onions.

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