Blue Cheese Potato Soup with Olive Tapenade

Campbell's Blue Cheese Potato Soup with Olive Tapenade Recipe

Potato soups can sometimes be a bit bland, but not this one.  This soup flavors the potatoes with blue cheese and balsamic vinegar, and a dollop of olive tapenade.  Plus, it's ready to serve in just an hour.

At a glance


25 min.


1 hr. 5 min.



Servings: 3/4 cup each

Cook: 40 min.

Cost per recipe: $10.45 Recipe cost is based on the national average cost of the ingredients. Your cost to make this recipe may vary.

Made With

  • Swanson® Vegetable Broth

    Swanson® Vegetable Broth

  • Swanson® Certified Organic Vegetable Broth

    Swanson® Certified Organic Vegetable Broth

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What You'll Need

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 medium onions, chopped (about 1 cup)
5 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups Swanson® Vegetable Broth or Swanson® Certified Organic Vegetable Broth
4 pounds red potatoes, peeled and diced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup olive tapenade

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the oil in a 6-quart saucepot over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and cook until they're tender.

  • 2

    Stir the broth and potatoes in the saucepot and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 30 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

  • 3

    Pour 1/3 of the broth mixture into a blender or food processor. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into a large bowl. Repeat twice more with the remaining broth mixture. Return all of the puréed mixture to the saucepot. Stir in the vinegar and cheese. Increase the heat to medium. Cook for 5 minutes or until the mixture is hot and bubbling. Season as desired.  

  • 4

    Divide the soup mixture among 12 serving bowls. Top each with 2 teaspoons tapenade.

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Recipe Nutritional Information

Made With

Swanson® Certified Organic Vegetable Broth Swanson® Vegetable Broth


186 186


5.3g 5.3g


1.7g 1.7g


2mg 2mg


459mg 603mg


29g 29g


2g 2g


3g 3g


4%DV 6%DV


25%DV 25%DV


4%DV 4%DV


10%DV 10%DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.

  • Tip: Serve with a hot crusty French baguette. For dessert serve with chocolate mousse pudding.
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