Chicken-Vegetable Chowder

Chicken-Vegetable Chowder is an easy and delicious recipe for a creamy, chicken chowder which takes only (1) hour from start to finish. It works great for left-over chicken. Main ingredients: Chicken, potatoes, corn, zucchini, onions, fresh parsley and canned cream of celery soup. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (6) servings. Chicken-Vegetable Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.chicken-vegetable-chowder

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 45 minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp canola oil
1 large onion, minced (about 1 cup)
1 garlic clove, minced
1 (10.5 oz) can condensed cream of celery soup
1 cup skim milk
1 cup water
2 medium-size red potatoes, diced (about 2 cups)
1 large zucchini, diced (about 1-1/2 cups)
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
2 cups diced cooked chicken
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat the oil in a 4 quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add in onion and garlic; cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Stir in the soup, milk and water; bring to a boil. Stir in the potatoes, zucchini and corn. Season to your own preference. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 35 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.

3. Stir in chicken and parsley; cook until mixture is hot and bubbly.

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

Weight Watchers (PointsPlus = 4), (4 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 148, Total Fat: 3.8g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 3mg, Sodium: 203mg, Sugars: 0g added, Carbohydrates: 21g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 10 %DV, Vitamin C: 35 %DV, Calcium: 10 %DV, Iron: 6 %DV

Original recipe and image from: CSC Brands LP. http://www.campbellskitchen.com/recipes/hearty-chicken-vegetable-chowder-61218

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