Easy Potato Chowder with Toppers

You might expect to find a hearty chowder like this at your favorite restaurant, but it's simple to make at home.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    690mg
    690%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    36g
    36%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    10g
    10%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    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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