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Sweet Potato Chowder Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilynn Vannucci
Added: Thursday, September 29, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. thick bacon
1/2 red pepper, diced
1/2 green pepper, diced
1/2 large onion, diced
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled & cut into 1" cubes
3 cans (14.5 oz.) chicken broth
3 cans chipotle chiles, minced
2 cans (14 oz.) corn
1 c. lowfat milk
1/2 tsp. salt
Cilantro leaves for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Cook the bacon in a large stockpot over medium heat until it begins to crisp. Spoon off bacon fat except for a thin coating.

Add the peppers and onion to the bacon and continue cooking, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are tender.

Add the sweet potatoes, chicken broth, and chipotles and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Stir in the corn, milk and salt; heat through.

Garnish with cilantro.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This makes a great meal on a crisp Fall or Winter evening. Serve with a nice crusty bread from your bread machine.

 

 

 

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