Chunky Vegetable Chowder

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter
1
medium green bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
3
cups water
3/4
pound new potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (2 1/2 cups)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup nonfat half-and-half
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cans (14.75 ounces each) Green Giant™ cream-style corn

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Melt butter in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook bell peppers and green onions in butter 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in water, potatoes, thyme and salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients; cook about 1 minute or until hot (do not boil).

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Tips

Expert Tips

“I look for recipes with lots of antioxidants, like the green and red peppers, that are good for your heart. From reading labels and recipes, I’ve learned that I’ll get a good portion of my daily veggies from this chowder.” Cathy P.

Make a meatless meal one or two nights a week. If you are making the switch to meatless eating, you may want to cut your ingredients, as in this hearty chowder, into larger pieces, which makes them seem more filling and plentiful.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5g
19%
Sugars
10g
10%
Protein
7g
7%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.