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Life-Changing Leftover Mashed Potato Soup

  • 10 min
    Prep Time
  • 30 min
    Total Time
  • 8 people
  • 351 per 1 serving


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 cups Pacific Foods® Organic Low Sodium Free Range Chicken Broth
  • 4 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, to garnish
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onion, to garnish
  • 4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled, to garnish


  • Step 1

    Add butter to a large stock pot over medium heat.  Sprinkle in flour once butter has melted. Stir well. Slowly whisk milk into flour, stirring frequently until thickened.

  • Step 2

    Whisk broth into flour mixture, stirring frequently. Bring mixture to a simmer. Add mashed potatoes, 3/4 cup cheese, pepper and salt.

  • Step 3

    Stir until thickened, cheese is melted, and the soup is warmed. If the soup is too thick, use an immersion blender to blend everything together or add another splash of broth or milk.

  • Step 4

    Divide soup into bowls and garnish with sour cream, remaining cheese, green onions, and bacon crumbles. Enjoy!

Calories 351
Total Fat 20 g
Sat. Fat 9.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 774 mg
Total Carb 30 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugar 5 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D 6 %DV
Calcium 16 %DV
Iron 6 %DV
Potassium 11 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.