Two-Potato Ham Chowder

Two-Potato Ham Chowder

Looking for a hearty homemade soup, but don't have all day to cook it? Check out this comforting chowder—ready to dish up in 30 minutes!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

5

servings

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 Green Giant™ Steamers™ 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
  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.
Makes 5 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving (About 1 1/4 Cups))
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 900mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 12g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.