Chicken Chowder

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 148.6
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.4 mg
  • Sodium: 322.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 7.9 g

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A thick, hearty chowder great for lunch or substantial enough for dinner. A thick, hearty chowder great for lunch or substantial enough for dinner.
Number of Servings: 9


    1 slice uncooked bacon, diced
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup chopped celery
    1 sprig fresh thyme
    1 bay leaf
    1-1/2 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
    6 small red potatoes
    1 lb chopped, cooked chicken breast
    2 cups 2% milk
    1/2 cup chopped zucchini
    1 can creamed corn
    6 whole mushrooms-stems removed
    1 tsp fresh dill, chopped


Put bacon in a soup pot and heat over low heat.
Add onion, celery, thyme, and bay leaf, turn up the heat and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Dice the potatoes and add them to the soup pot along with the chicken broth.
Simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
Add the milk, chicken, zucchini, creamed corn, whole mushrooms and dill and cook until the zucchini and mushrooms are just cooked through.
Remove the thyme and bay leaf and serve.
Makes 9 -1 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DONIACPA.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    I will be making this, it sounds great! - 4/9/10

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    This soup/chowder was AMAZINGLY good! Thank you!! - 10/22/09

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    I agree - this chowder was amazing! I couldn't believe how tasty and healthy it was. I did substitute carrots for onions due to family tastes, but otherwise kept everything the same. It reheats well - a BIG plus for lunches, etc. - 3/11/08

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    Very Good
    Very easy to make and tastey! - 2/19/08

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    very tasty and chunky soup! - 4/18/07