Bacon-Potato Chowder

Bacon-Potato Chowder is a delicious and easy recipe for a cheesy and hearty chowder that takes less than (1) hour to prepare and cook. Key ingredients: Bacon, onions, Cheddar cheese, hash brown potatoes and canned potato soup. it is also a  healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Bacon-Potato Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 minutes.


1 (10.75 oz) can condensed cream of potato soup
3 cups skim milk
2 cups chunk-style hash brown potatoes
1 cup shredded 2% sharp Cheddar cheese
2 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
2 green onions, thinly sliced
(1-1/2 tsp) ground black pepper


1. Mix soup and milk together in a large saucepan. Stir in hash browns and black pepper.

2. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Simmer over medium-low heat 10 minutes, stirring frequently.

3. Serve topped with cheese, bacon and onions.

Suggestion: Serve with crusty whole grain rolls or bread.

Yield: 6 servings.
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Starch + 1 Meat (L) + 1/2 Fat

Calories: 200, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 780mg, Sugars: 6g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 12g

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods.

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