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Bacon and Potato Chowder

6
3
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This creamy and savoury chowder is "old fashioned" at its best.

Ingredients

Uncooked Yukon gold potato(es)

1 medium

Cooking spray

1 spray(s)

Uncooked celery

½ cup(s), (120 ml), chopped

Uncooked onion(s)

¼ cup(s), (60 ml), chopped

Corn

4 piece(s), kernels removed with a knife

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 cup(s), (240 ml), diced

Uncooked Canadian bacon

4 oz, (120 g), diced

Fat free skim milk

2 cup(s), (480 ml)

Table salt

½ tsp, (2 ml)

Black pepper

¼ pinch, (1 ml)

Hot pepper sauce

1 tsp, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Puncture potato in several places with a fork; microwave on high power until tender, turning over once. Allow to cool; peel and mash.
  2. Meanwhile, coat a large saucepan with cooking spray. Add celery, onion, corn and red pepper; sauté over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for five minutes.
  3. Stir bacon and milk into saucepan; stir in mashed potato and mix well. Season with salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce; stir to combine. Cover and simmer 10 minutes (do not allow to boil).