Potato Chowder with Canadian Bacon

Total Time
31 min
11 min
20 min
This tasty chowder gets great flavor from Canadian bacon and scallions. We used frozen peppers and potatoes to slash prep time.


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


  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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