Thursday, December 10, 2009

Day #42

Tony Roma's: Baked Potato Soup
(adapted from "Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2")

1 1/2 russet potatoes, peeled, cubed and boiled
1/4 white onion, diced
1 tbsp light margarine
1 cup fat free half and half
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
1/4 cup cornstarch
4 slices bacon, chopped
1/2 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese
4 tbsp green onions, diced
1 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 red pepper

1. In large sauce pan, saute onions in margarine over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, or until soft.
2. Add broth, half and half, basil, salt and pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes over medium heat.
3. Add cornstarch to soup. Make sure to whisk out all the clumps. Let simmer for 15 minutes.
4. When ready to serve, top each bowl with about 2 tbsp of cheese, 1 tbsp green onions, and 1 slice of bacon (diced).

Servings: 4
Nutritional Info: 200 cals, 5g fat, 30g carbs, 9g protein
Approx Tony Roma's Nutritional Info: 340 cals, 22g fat, 29g carbs, 7g protein

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