Broccoli-Chicken Chowder

Broccoli-Chicken Chowder

A hearty dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy this cheesy chicken chowder made with Green Giant® Select® frozen broccoli florets.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
cups Green Giant® Select® frozen broccoli florets
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
cup sliced celery
1/2
cup chopped carrot
1
medium onion, chopped
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups milk
1
can (10 1/2 oz) condensed chicken broth
2
cups diced cooked chicken
1
cup shredded American or Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  1. Cook broccoli as directed on package. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add celery, carrot, onion and thyme; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Stir in flour until well blended. Add milk and broth; cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.
  4. Stir in chicken and cooked broccoli; simmer about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Add cheese; stir until melted.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Fresh broccoli can be used in place of frozen broccoli. Use 2 cups fresh broccoli florets, and cook them for 5 minutes in boiling water.
Serve sourdough bread or rolls and sliced tomatoes and cucumbers with this creamy chowder.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 840mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 33g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.