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Leftover Mashed Potato Soup

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Calories: 635kcal
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Leftover Mashed Potato Soup


  • 2 Tbsp Butter or 2 Tbsp bacon drippings
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 14 1/2 oz Chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp sweet paprika
  • 2 cups prepared mashed potatoes leftovers work great
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese
  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • 3 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp cream or 2 Tbsp half-and-half


  • Cook the bacon, and set aside to crumble.
  • In a large saucepan, cook the onion in butter or bacon drippings until softened. Add the chopped mushrooms and cook until tender and onion is golden.
  • Add the chicken broth, salt, pepper, and paprika, stirring to mix.
  • Blend in the mashed potatoes, stirring until lumps are gone. Bring the soup to a boil, then lower heat and add cheddar cheese, stirring until it is melted and smooth.
  • Mix in the scallions, crumbled bacon, sour cream, and cream or half-and-half, stirring until heated through but not boiling.


Calories |635kcalCarbohydrates |6gProtein |18gFat |61gSaturated Fat |37gPolyunsaturated Fat |2gMonounsaturated Fat |17gTrans Fat |1gCholesterol |176mgSodium |3257mgPotassium |525mgFiber |1gSugar |2gVitamin A |2350IUVitamin C |34mgCalcium |504mgIron |2mg