Gluten Free

Creamy Mushroom and Corn Chowder

Related recipes: Main Dishes, Soup, Low-Calorie
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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 30 min.
No time to spend tending to a simmering pot? Try this quick and easy soup. Turn up the volume with a few dashes of hot sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 10 oz white button mushrooms, sliced (about 3 cups)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cans ready-to-serve chicken broth
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn kernels or 2 cups fresh kernels
  • 1 can (15 ounces) creamed corn
  • 1 cup diced ham
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 Tbs flour

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat oil until hot. Add mushrooms, onion and celery; cook and stir until vegetables are tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, corn kernels, creamed corn and ham. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer covered to blend flavors, about 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl whisk together milk and flour until smooth; stir into saucepan. Return to a boil; cook and stir until chowder thickens slightly, about 3 minutes. Season with hot pepper sauce, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 344
  Calories from Fat 99 (29%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(7%)Cholesterol 20mg
(35%)Sodium 835mg
(24%)Potassium 825mg
Total Carbohydrate 48g
(19%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 10g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(39%)Protein 19g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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