Creamy Corn Chowder

serves: 6 – size: 1 cup – calories: 220 – carbs: 28g – fat: 7g – WWP+: 6 – smart points: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 slices center cut bacon ( or turkey bacon)
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1 (15 oz) can cream style corn
  • 1 (12oz) package frozen corn kernels
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil, and place a cooling rack up on top of the foil.
  2. Lay the bacon strips on the rack and bake for 10-15min, until desired crispiness.
  3. When it is cool enough to touch, crumble and set aside.
  4. Heat a large pot over medium heat and add the margarine. Once melted, add the onion and red bell pepper, cooking for 8-10 min until softened. Turn heat down to medium low.
  5. Stir in flour, and cook 1 min.
  6. Stir in the milk, creamed corn, frozen corn, salt and pepper. Cook for 15-20 min, until heated through, stirring frequently.
  7. Stir in the cheese and crumbled bacon, until the cheese is melted.

Creamy Corn Chowder

Ingredients

  • 4 slices center cut bacon ( or turkey bacon)
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1 (15 oz) can cream style corn
  • 1 (12oz) package frozen corn kernels
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil, and place a cooling rack up on top of the foil.
  2. Lay the bacon strips on the rack and bake for 10-15min, until desired crispiness.
  3. When it is cool enough to touch, crumble and set aside.
  4. Heat a large pot over medium heat and add the margarine. Once melted, add the onion and red bell pepper, cooking for 8-10 min until softened. Turn heat down to medium low.
  5. Stir in flour, and cook 1 min.
  6. Stir in the milk, creamed corn, frozen corn, salt and pepper. Cook for 15-20 min, until heated through, stirring frequently.
  7. Stir in the cheese and crumbled bacon, until the cheese is melted.
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