This healthy loaded baked potato soup recipe is inspired by the comforting flavor of a fully loaded baked potatoes. You start with a creamy potato broth that you can make vegan or with dairy. Everyone can pick the toppings that they like, whether it is cheddar cheese, bacon, or chives. All the flavor and half the fat. Ladle up bowls of comfort and no guilt.
1 1/2 pounds potatoes, scrubbed and diced
1/2 cup grated onion
4 cups broth made with 4 cups of water plu 2 Massel chicken-style Salt Reduced Ultracubes
1/2 cup sour cream or vegan sour cream
Freshly ground pepper
crispy bacon bits, for topping (vegan bacon bits are also an option)
snipped chives or finely chopped scallion greens, for topping
grated sharp cheddar cheese, for topping ( vegan cheese can also be used)
jalapeno, finely diced, for topping
Add potato, onion and Massel broth to a soup pot.
Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for about 12-15 minutes, until potato is tender.
Stir in sour cream.
Blend with immersion blender or in a blender for smooth texture.