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Alaskan Salmon Chowder

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.

Makes

7 servings

From Anchorage, Alaska, Carol Ross says, "In this rich-tasting soup, we use red salmon my husband and son catch."

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth, divided
  • 2 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) cream-style corn
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 2 cups cooked salmon chunks or 2 cans (7-1/2 ounces each) salmon, drained and bones removed

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook onion, celery, green pepper and garlic in 1/4 cup broth until tender. Add the potatoes, carrots, seasoned salt if desired, dill and remaining broth.
  2. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add zucchini; simmer for 5 minutes. Add the corn, milk and salmon; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 282 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 519mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

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