Sweet Potato Chowder

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 383 calories
    • Fat 11 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 24 mg
    • Sodium 1594 mg
    • Protein 19 mg
    • Carbohydrate 59 g
    • Fiber 8 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 141 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2pound thick-sliced bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  2. Check 1/2 sweet red pepper, diced
  3. Check 1/2 sweet green pepper, diced
  4. Check 1/2 large white onion, diced
  5. Check 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  6. Check 3 13-ounce cans chicken broth
  7. Check 3 canned chipotle chilies, finely chopped
  8. Check 2 14-ounce cans corn
  9. Check 1cup low-fat milk
  10. Check kosher salt

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon in a large stockpot over medium heat until it begins to crisp, 6 to 8 minutes. Spoon off all but 1 tablespoon of the drippings.
  2. Add the peppers and onion to the bacon and continue cooking, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the sweet potatoes, chicken broth, and chipotles and simmer, covered, 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Stir in the corn, milk, and ½ teaspoon salt and cook until heated through.