Cheesy Chicken Chowder

Recipe for Cheesy Chicken Chowder - When you're looking for a good bowl of soup, this quick-cooking chicken chowder is the best.

Recipe for Cheesy Chicken Chowder – When you’re looking for a good bowl of soup, this quick-cooking chicken chowder is the best.

Cheesy Chicken Chowder

Ingredients

  • 2 bacon slices
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 pound skinned, boned chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 1/2 cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 3/4 cups diced peeled red potatoes
  • 2 1/4 cups frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups 2% low-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook bacon in a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan. Crumble; set aside. Add chicken, onion, bell pepper, and garlic to bacon fat in pan; sauté 5 minutes. Add broth and potatoes; bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add corn; stir well.
  2. Place flour in a bowl. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended; add to soup. Cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until thick, stirring frequently. Stir in cheese, salt, and pepper. Top with crumbled bacon and more cheese.
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Photo: Eliza Adam

Recipe for Cheesy Chicken Chowder - When you're looking for a good bowl of soup, this quick-cooking chicken chowder is the best.
Recipe for Cheesy Chicken Chowder - When you're looking for a good bowl of soup, this quick-cooking chicken chowder is the best.

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