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Potato Chowder with Canadian Bacon

Total Time
31 min
Prep
11 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This tasty chowder gets great flavor from Canadian bacon and scallions. We used frozen peppers and potatoes to slash prep time.
Ingredients

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

frozen potatoes O'Brien

16 oz

green pepper(s)

1 strip(s), frozen, chopped

fat free evaporated milk

1 cup(s), divided

table salt

½ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

fat free skim milk

¾ cup(s)

uncooked scallion(s)

¼ cup(s), finely chopped (green part only)

uncooked Canadian bacon

6 oz, diced

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Remove half of potato mixture to a bowl. Puree remaining potato mixture in saucepan using an immersion blender; stir reserved 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 to allow flavors to blend. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

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