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Bacon and Potato Chowder

2 - 5
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
35 min
20 min
15 min
This creamy and savoury chowder is "old fashioned" at its best.


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


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(s), (2 ml)

Black pepper

¼ pinch, (1 ml)

Hot pepper sauce

1 tsp(s), or to taste


  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).