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Easy Leftover Baked Potato Chicken Soup, Hot and Healthy Recipe.

Updated on August 28, 2017

Why waste food? Anytime you can use leftovers you are saving money on your grocery bill. It's ashamed to let good food go in the garbage. This soup is one of the soups I have that leftovers can be used. This is a great hot winter soup on a cold winter day. It’s an easy soup to make and you can use leftover potatoes or chicken/turkey to make it. We also have such big potatoes because we get them right out of the fields Where my husband works.They are just too big for us to eat the whole thing. I cut in half and save part of it.


Baked Potato Chicken Soup, Warm Winter Soup.
Baked Potato Chicken Soup, Warm Winter Soup. | Source

Recipe


Easy Left Over Baked Potato Chicken Soup

4 pieces of cooked chicken or turkey (4 thighs) or just chicken you have leftover cut in pieces or leftover rotisserie chicken.

2 cans of low fat chicken broth

1 can of beef broth

1 pkg. of small mushrooms I used the white

½ package of frozen broccoli.

1 to 11/2 large baked potato (leftover)

1 tbsp. of Italian seasoning

1 tbsp. sweet basil

Salt and pepper to taste

First I put the mushrooms in the beef broth in a pan on the stove and boil until the broth is part way gone. Do not cut up mushrooms leave whole.

Take leftover large baked potatoes or just bake some potatoes bake in microwave whichever way you do then skin them and cut in chunks?

Cook broccoli in microwave in some butter until done

Place mushrooms and juice, baked potatoes, broccoli with butter and chicken in chicken broth on the stove

Bring to boil lower heat and cook for a short time but not so long to use up the broth more broth can be added if needed or this soup can be just heated in the microwave.

Everything is already cooked so it doesn't have to be cooked a long time. My very favorite thing about this soup is it’s easy for one thing and the other is the mushrooms. I don’t really like mushrooms I take them off of pizza, but I love them when cooked this way.

The broth in this soup is delicious after all the items are cooked in it.

Nice Soup Anytime.
Nice Soup Anytime. | Source

Hint

Here’s a hint for this soup. I know many people don't like broccoli so it can be substituted for corn or carrots anything you want. You can also use leftover vegetables of any kind.

HINT:

Don't forget if you have a chicken carcass be sure to cook it up with vegetables such as celery, onions and carrots and make a chicken or turkey broth from it. I put mine in a jar and place it in the freezer for my next batch of soup.

HINT:

If you don't like all the fat in a broth, place in the refrigerator and all the fat will come to the top then just skim it off the top and you will have a broth with very little fat.

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4.2 stars from 5 ratings of Easy Baked Potato Chicken Soup, Warm Winter Soup.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 409
Calories from Fat27
% Daily Value *
Fat 3 g5%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Unsaturated fat 1 g
Carbohydrates 72 g24%
Sugar 8 g
Fiber 10 g40%
Cholesterol 46 mg15%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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      Barb Johnson 

      3 years ago from Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

      Thanks for the recipe moonlake. Soups are so handy and there are always leftovers. Making this today. It's been raining here for days - readying for winter.

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      5 years ago from America

      Au fait, Thanks so much for stopping by also for the stars, vote, share and pin.

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      5 years ago from America

      JayeWisdom, Thank you for stopping by. I don't like to throw away food. I try to make soup if I can. Thanks for the vote.

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      Jaye Denman 

      5 years ago from Deep South, USA

      I can eat soup any time--even when the temp is nearing 100 degrees outdoors. I routinely use up bits of veggies by making soup. Food is too expensive to waste, and fresh produce doesn't stay fresh very long.

      Voted Up++

      Jaye

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      C E Clark 

      5 years ago from North Texas

      I like soup year around. I have used baked potatoes in my soup previously and they're very good so long as they're not overdone, and then they become mashed potato soup. ;) This looks yummy and I wish I could make some right now, but in fact I should be sleeping as I must get up in just a couple of hours for work. Gave you 5 stars, pinned this article to my 'Soups, Sandwiches, and Casseroles' board, and voting it up, useful and will share with my followers.

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      5 years ago from America

      Deborah-Diane, Thank for coming by. We love soup it's so good when the snow is flying it's a warm comfort.

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      Deborah-Diane 

      5 years ago from Orange County, California

      Whenever we would go camping, my Dad would make potato soup over the campfire. It is a very happy memory for me. I agree that we should not waste food. It is far better to make soup from it! Great recipe.

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      5 years ago from America

      Peggy W, Thank you Peggy I appreciated your stopping by and very much appreciate the sharing. Sometimes I will freeze vegetables or meat left over through the week and make a pot of soup on the week-end. The kids show up I have enough or them.

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      Peggy Woods 

      5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      You are a girl after my own heart. I also grew up learning not to waste food. So many things can be added when making a soup. Mine are seldom the same because it all depends what I have on hand. Your tips (hints) at the end are good ones. I do the same thing using carcasses and refrigerating soups or broths and then skim the fat. This time...sharing! :)

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      moonlake 

      6 years ago from America

      This is such an easy soup and I love leaving the mushrooms whole they just seem to have more flavor that way. Thanks Peggy for stopping by and leaving a comment.

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      Peggy Woods 

      6 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I love soups year round and gave this one a 5 star rating. I often use leftover chicken and/or turkey in soups. Wish I had a bowl of this one waiting for me right about now! Almost lunch time and looking at this made me even more hungry. Voted up!

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      6 years ago from America

      alocsin, It is good. We make lots of soup when the snow is flying here. Thanks, so much for stopping by and for the vote.

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      alocsin 

      6 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I sure could've used this last week when a cold spell hit us. Sounds yummy. Voting this Up and Useful.

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      moonlake 

      6 years ago from America

      weezyschannel, Hope you will like it. Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment.

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      Lisa 

      6 years ago from Central USA

      looks good..my family will like that-I'll have to try that ..thanks

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      7 years ago from America

      Cardisa,

      Good I'm glad your drooling. This is really a good soup and easy to make.

      Thanks for stopping by.

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      Carolee Samuda 

      7 years ago from Jamaica

      Another yummy one. This one I can have right now...I am so hungry. Between you and Habee, you both have me drooling this morning.

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      7 years ago from America

      Thank you, Cloverleaf it is good. One of these days it will be turning cold and we'll all want soup.

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      Cloverleaf 

      7 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      Hi Moonlake, this looks delicious! And easy to make, too. Thumbs up!

      Cloverleaf

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      moonlake 

      8 years ago from America

      I think you'll like it sure not a hard soup. Thanks for stopping by my hub.

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      Spider Girl 

      8 years ago from the Web

      Seems yummy, thanks for I'm collecting soup recipes for winters these days! Would definitely try this one too!

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