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Easy Ham and Potato Corn Chowder

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6

Make this hearty, simple chowder your go-to on busy weeknights – it comes together in just 45 minutes. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
3
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
package (20 oz) refrigerated diced potatoes with onions
1 1/2
cups frozen whole kernel sweet corn
1 1/2
cups diced cooked ham (8 oz)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup heavy whipping cream
Additional chopped fresh thyme leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3- to 4-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic is fragrant.
  • 2
    Add chicken broth, potatoes, frozen corn, ham, 1 tablespoon thyme, the salt and pepper. Heat to boiling; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat. With potato masher, carefully mash potatoes to thicken chowder.
  • 3
    Stir in whipping cream; heat 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Garnish with additional thyme leaves.

Expert Tips

  • A boneless cooked ham steak or leftover ham works great for this recipe.
  • Mashing the potatoes creates a thick and creamy texture you typically find in a chowder.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
1230mg
51%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
3g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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