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Two-Potato Ham Chowder

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Two-Potato Ham Chowder
Preparation Time
Preparation Time:

30 Min

Cooking Time
Cooking Time:

30 Min

Total Portions
Total Portions:

5 servings

Looking for a hearty homemade soup, but don't have all day to cook it? Check out this comforting chowder—ready to dish up in 30 minutes!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup chopped leek or onion
  • 2 cups Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 2 medium baking potatoes, peeled, each cut into 6 pieces
  • 2 cups cubed (1/2 inch) peeled dark-orange sweet potatoes (about 2 medium)
  • 1 cup diced cooked ham (from 8-oz package)
  • 1 cup Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers® frozen sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup half-and-half or milk

Instructions:

  1. Spray 3-quart saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add leek; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until softened. Increase heat to high. Add broth and baking potatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; gently simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Add sweet potatoes. Cover; gently simmer about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with fork.
  3. Using slotted spoon, remove baking potatoes from saucepan; place in blender. With lid on saucepan, carefully drain off broth into blender, leaving leek and sweet potatoes in saucepan. Cover blender; puree potato mixture until smooth. Return mixture to saucepan.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook over medium heat about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.

Nutrition Information:

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size:1 Serving (About 1 1/4 Cups)
Calories240Calories from Fat70

  % Daily Value 
Total Fat8g13.00%
  Saturated Fat4 1/2g22.00%
  Trans Fat0g0%
Cholesterol35mg11.00%
Sodium900mg38.00%
Total Carbohydrate28g9.00%
  Dietary Fiber4g15.00%
  Sugars7g0%
Protein12g0%

% Daily Value
Vitamin A170.00%Vitamin C25.00%
Calcium10.00%Iron10.00%

Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;

Carbohydrate Choices:2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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