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Weight Watchers Potato Soup

This simple Weight Watchers potato soup is a must-try recipe for dinner. This delicious soup recipe is ready to eat in 30 minutes!

If you like hearty potatoes and ooey-gooey cheese, then you are going to absolutely love this soup recipe! 

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Why you’ll love this recipe

Not only is this recipe super easy to make, but it’s also very quick to put together, making it a perfect option to make on a busy weeknight! Plus, this recipe only requires simple ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry! 

Which WW Program are these points for?

WW has definitely changed from 2020 to now. They went from three to one plan to multiple plans and back to one plan again. So in 2023, we have just plain old “POINTS.”

  • Be sure to calculate the points value of the foods and recipes you eat in the app.
  • Always add ingredients and serving sizes and don’t rely on the nutrition facts in the recipe.
  • Accuracy will come from the information you input on the app.
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Ingredients for this recipe

Chicken broth: preferably fat-free.
Potatoes: peeled and cubed.
Onion: minced.
Garlic: minced.
Seasoned salt: for seasoning.
Pepper: for seasoning.
Cayenne pepper: for a kick of flavor.
Cream cheese: chunked and low fat.

ingredients needed for potato soup

Equipment needed for this recipe

A soup ladle is perfect for serving the soup without spilling it. Proper soup bowls are great for serving the soup at mealtime. Make sure to have some soup spoons available for eating. Use a sturdy pot for cooking. Also, be sure to have a sharp knife and cutting board for preparing your vegetables. 

How to make Weight Watchers Potato Soup

ingredients for Weight Watchers potato soup being added to the pot together

Step 1: Combine broth, potatoes, onion, and spices in a large stock pot.
Step 2: Boil on medium heat. Continue until potatoes are tender.

cheeses being melted

Step 5: Add cream cheese.

potatoes being mashed up into small bits

Step 3: Smash a few of the potatoes. This releases their starch for thickening.
Step 4: Reduce heat to low.

potato soup after being cooked

Step 6: Stir frequently. Do this until the cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

– For extra flavor, you can also add sunflower seeds and craisins. Just be sure to include them when you’re tracking your points with Weight Watchers. 
– If you are working with a small pot, you can get away with using 4 cups of the broth.

What soup to make next if you enjoyed this healthy potato soup

If you enjoy soups for dinner, then why stop with this potato soup? Next, you could try out this Weight Watchers Cabbage Soup. If you’re looking for a recipe on a Taco Tuesday, try out this Healthy Taco Soup Recipe! If you want something quick and you like to cook with your Instant Pot, Broccoli Cheddar Soup would be a great option for you. 

Common Questions

How many points is a potato on Weight Watchers?

This specific recipe has 8 points per serving. 

Weight Watchers potato soup served in a bowl

Storage suggestions

This soup stores well in the fridge for 4-5 days or in the freezer for up to three months. Keep it in an airtight container to keep it fresh.

Reheating Tips

To reheat this soup after storing, you can put it into a pot and warm it up on the stove, or put a serving into a bowl and warm it up in the microwave. 

up close shot of Weight Watchers potato soup in a bowl with a spoon

Weight Watchers Potato Soup

Yield: 6 Cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This simple Weight Watchers potato soup is easy to make and perfect for weeknight dinners. It can be done and on the table in 30 minutes or less!


  • 4 cups chicken broth fat free
  • 3 lbs potatoes (peeled and cubed )
  • 1/4 cup onion (minced )
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 8 oz cream cheese (chunked)
 Low fat


    Step 1: Combine broth, potatoes, onion, and spices in large stock pot.
    Step 2: Boil on medium heat until potatoes are tender.
    Step 3: Smash a few of the potatoes to release their starch for thickening.
    Step 4: Reduce heat to low.
    Step 5: Add cream cheese.
    Step 6: Stir frequently until the cheese is melted.


8 WW points per serving of 1 cup soup.

Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 362Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 48mgSodium 776mgCarbohydrates 51gFiber 5gSugar 5gProtein 8g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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  1. This recipe is amazing! And so simple too. I love it!