Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder
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Recipe type: Soups and Stews
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 4 cups cubed potatoes
  • ⅓ cup plus 2 tbsp chopped green onions, divided
  • 14½ oz can nonfat chicken broth
  • ¼ to ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1½ cups nonfat half-and-half
  • 1½ cups skim milk
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 (6½ oz) cans minced clams, undrained
  • 2 tbsp low fat bacon bits
Instructions
  1. Spray large saucepan or Dutch oven with cooking spray.
  2. Combine potatoes, ⅓ cup green onions, chicken broth and garlic powder in pan and bring to a boil; reduce heat to low.
  3. Cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes, until potatoes are tender.
  4. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  5. Pour half the potato mixture into food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  6. Pour mixture back into pan; add half-and-half, skim milk, pepper, clams, and bacon bits.
  7. Cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat until mixture thickens and is heated through.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining green onions before serving.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 254 Fat: 1.9g Carbohydrates: 47g Sodium: 390mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 12g Cholesterol: 39mg