Slim down traditionally fatty meals…

Who would have thought you could have a creamy chowder without all the calories?  Try this reason and see for yourself.

  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 1/4  cup  chopped onion
  • 1/4  cup  chopped celery
  • 1  jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2  tablespoons  all-purpose flour
  • 3  cups  2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2  cups  chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 breast halves)
  • 1 1/2  cups  fresh or frozen corn kernels (about 3 ears)
  • 1  teaspoon  chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground red pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  (14 3/4-ounce) can cream-style corn

    Prep: Melt the butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and jalapeño; cook for 3 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in milk and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook until thick (about 5 minutes).

    Nutritional Information:

    Calories:  257 (28% from fat)
    Fat:  8.1g (sat 4.4g,mono 2.4g,poly 0.8g)
    Protein:  19.1g
    Carbohydrate:  28.6g
    Fiber:  1.9g
    Cholesterol:  52mg
    Iron:  0.4mg
    Sodium:  668mg
    Calcium:  165mg

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