Hearty Potato Chowder
Frozen potatoes O'Brien
Frozen chopped sweet green peppers
1 package(s), or frozen pepper strips
Fat free evaporated milk
1 cup(s), divided
Fat free skim milk
¼ cup(s), finely chopped (green part only)
Uncooked Canadian bacon
6 oz, diced
- Coat a large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add potatoes and green pepper and cook, stirring frequently, about 10 minutes; add 1/2 cup of evaporated milk.
- Remove half of potato mixture to a bowl. Puree remaining potato mixture in saucepan using an immersion blender; add removed potato mixture back into saucepan (or puree half of mixture in a blender and then stir back into saucepan). Add remaining 1/2 cup of evaporated milk, salt, black pepper, skim milk, scallion and bacon; stir well. Simmer for 5 minutes to heat through and blend flavours. Yields about 1 cup per serving.