Tortellini-Corn Chowder

Enjoy this classic soup made with corn, tortellini that’s ready in 35 minutes – perfect for a hearty dinner.

  • Prep Time 8 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
tablespoon canola oil or butter
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
3
cups water
1
package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
2
medium unpeeled potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2
pound fully cooked ham, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 1/3 cups)
1
can (15 ounces) cream-style corn
1
can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, undrained
1
can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

  • 1 Heat oil in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook onion in oil, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Stir in water; heat to boiling. Stir in tortellini and potatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 13 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

This is a great soup for entertaining or toting to a potluck supper. You still have a couple of Carbohydrate Choices to play with, because this soup has only 2.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
710mg
710%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.