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Veggie Chowder

Packed with potatoes, carrots and corn, this soup is a great healthy dinner choice. It's not too heavy, so it also makes a nice light partner for a sandwich. —Vicki Kerr, Portland, Maine
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    7 servings (1-3/4 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) cream-style corn
  • 1 can (12 ounces) fat-free evaporated milk
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons bacon bits

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine potatoes, broth, carrots and onion; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Add corn, milk, cheese, mushrooms and pepper; cook and stir 4-6 minutes longer or until heated through. Sprinkle with bacon bits.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 191 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 505mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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  • Jeannie55
    Oct 7, 2020

    Been vegetarian for 42 years. MorningStar Farms Bacon--https://www.morningstarfarms.com/en_US/products/breakfast/morningstar-farms-veggie-bacon-strips-product.html Microwave them process them put them in your salads.

  • Lynda
    Oct 26, 2019

    Please... it's not that difficult to look up. https://www.amazon.com/McCormick-Imitation-Bacon-Bits-4-4/dp/B016F7CZUO/ref=sr_1_16?crid=1UZIXVEM4X0F4

  • masterfish
    Oct 23, 2019

    Oh my, was looking for a veggie recipe for the stupid kids that think they are vegetarian. GO figure, you think BACON is a vegetable! Please change your post. You wasted my time and many others with this fake post.

  • David
    Sep 23, 2019

    Emmm... Not veggie!

  • itsknotsew
    Feb 9, 2019

    Made this evening for dinner. Had to add salt and used whole kernel corn rather than creamed but it was pretty good and I’d make again. Thanks!

  • Jennifer
    Feb 4, 2018

    Great color thick and so flavorful!

  • rwippel
    Jan 21, 2018

    I just made this soup for the second time. It really benefits from a couple dashes of Frank’s red hot. It is the perfect accompaniment to sandwiches.

  • daleylb
    Dec 6, 2017

    No comment left

  • jkcoach98
    Jun 7, 2017

    This is a good, easy to make chowder. You can use any veggies in place of the potatoes and carrots. Always good with any veggies. Nice chowder to make for a weeknight dish.

  • bshmn
    Feb 20, 2017

    It was ok, too sweet for my taste, there are better potato soup recipes.