1,200- to 1,500- Calorie Meal Plans to Lose Weight Deliciously
Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the oil to the pan; swirl to coat. Add the shallots and garlic; sauté 11⁄2 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly with a whisk.
Add the potatoes, milk, broth, salt, and pepper to the pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Remove the pan from the heat. Mash the potato mixture with a potato masher to the desired consistency. Stir in the cheese until it’s melted. Stir in 1 tablespoon sour cream. Ladle the soup into 4 bowls. Top each serving with sour cream and chives.
Suggestions for Sides
- 1⅓ cups Kale Salad with creamy peppercorn dressing (66 calories)
- 4 whole-grain saltine crackers (48 calories)