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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 301.0
  • Total Fat: 7.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.8 mg
  • Sodium: 964.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 25.4 g

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Cheddar Chicken Chowder

Submitted by: JENNIFEREG

Introduction

A nice fall recipe for a cool day. Great for people who like creamy cheesey soups. Great way to get your protien! This recipe is from Cooking Light "Soups and Stews" specail edition magazine. A nice fall recipe for a cool day. Great for people who like creamy cheesey soups. Great way to get your protien! This recipe is from Cooking Light "Soups and Stews" specail edition magazine.
Number of Servings: 7

Ingredients

    2 bacon slices
    1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces
    1 cup chopped onion
    1 cup diced red bell pepper
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    4.5 cups fat free, less-sodium chicken broth
    1.75 cups chopped, peeled red potato
    2.25 cups frozen whole-kernel corn
    .5 cup all-purpose flour
    2 cups 2% mlk
    .75 cup (3 oz) shredded cheddar cheese
    .5 tsp salt
    .25 tsp black pepper

Directions

1. Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; crumble and set aside. Add chicken, onion, bell pepper, and garlic to drippings in pan; saute 5 minutes. Add broth and potato; bring to boil. Cover; reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes or until potato is tender; stir in corn.

2) Lightly, spoon flour into a dry measuring cup, level with a knife. Place flour in bowl. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended; add to soup. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer 15 minutes or until thick; stir frequently. Stir in cheese, salt, and pepper. Spoon soup into bowls; top with crumbled bacon.

Yield: 7 servings (serving size: 1.5 cups)

Serving Size: Makes 7 servings of 1.5 cups

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNIFEREG.






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  • Just made this tonight - it was great! A pretty basic soup, that was enjoyed by all (all the kids, picky husband and foodie mama) - we did use a homemade chicken stock. - 2/12/13

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