Potato and Jalapeno Soup

Potato and Jalapeno Soup

- 162 Calories

Add a little spice to a drab winter day with this tasty low fat soup!


  • 2 1/2 lbs Potatoes (about 5 potatoes) peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Margarine
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Onion
  • 4 cups Chicken Broth (99% fat free)
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2 Tbsp* Chopped Jalapeno Peppers
  • 2 cups Evaporated Milk (nonfat)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • Baking Soda


  1. In a large pot at medium heat, melt the margarine and saute chopped onions.
  2. When the onions have turned clear add the cumin, chicken broth and potatoes. Stir and bring to a boil, then reduce heat back to medium, cover and cook until potatoes are soft enough to eat (about 20 minutes).
  3. Remove pot from heat and add evaporated milk, a pinch of baking soda and the copped jalapenos.
  4. In the pot, mash the potatoes and add salt and pepper.
  5. Return to heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring often.

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