Two-Potato Ham Chowder

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

Ingredients

1/2
cup chopped leek or onion
2
cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
medium baking potatoes, peeled, each cut into 6 pieces
2
cups cubed (1/2 inch) peeled dark-orange sweet potatoes (about 2 medium)
1
cup diced cooked ham (from 8-oz package)
1
cup frozen sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup half-and-half or milk

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Spray 3-quart saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add leek; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until softened. Increase heat to high. Add broth and baking potatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; gently simmer 5 minutes.
  • 2 Add sweet potatoes. Cover; gently simmer about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with fork.
  • 3 Using slotted spoon, remove baking potatoes from saucepan; place in blender. With lid on saucepan, carefully drain off broth into blender, leaving leek and sweet potatoes in saucepan. Cover blender; puree potato mixture until smooth. Return mixture to saucepan.
  • 4 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook over medium heat about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.

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Tips

Expert Tips

This is a great soup to take to work for lunch. Pour leftovers into microwavable containers. Cool slightly; cover and refrigerate. To eat, simply loosen the lid of the container and microwave until hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (About 1 1/4 Cups)
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
900mg
38%
Potassium
750mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
7g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
170%
170%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.