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Easy Potato Chowder with Toppers

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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You might expect to find a hearty chowder like this at your favorite restaurant, but it's simple to make at home.

Ingredients

Chowder

3 1/2
cups water
1
(7.8-oz.) pkg. creamy scalloped potatoes
3
cups milk
1
(8-oz.) container sour cream

Toppings

Shredded Cheddar cheese
Cooked real bacon pieces
Chopped fresh chives

Steps

  • 1 Bring water to a boil in medium saucepan. Coarsely crumble potatoes and add to water; mix well. Cover; simmer 15 minutes.
  • 2 Stir in milk and contents of sauce mix packet from potatoes. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until thickened and thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Stir in sour cream; mix well. Top individual servings with cheese, bacon and chives.
  • 1 Bring water to a boil in medium saucepan. Coarsely crumble potatoes and add to water; mix well. Cover; simmer 15 minutes.
  • 2 Stir in milk and contents of sauce mix packet from potatoes. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until thickened and thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Stir in sour cream; mix well. Top individual servings with cheese, bacon and chives.

Expert Tips

Don't let the soup boil once the sour cream has been added. For an added dash of color, sprinkle each bowlful with paprika before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
690mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
9g
9%
Protein
10g
10%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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