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Sweet Potato Chowder

 Sweet Potato Chowder
"My husband came up with this spicy soup that's a snap to make yet tastes wonderful," says Kathy Whitford of Oscoda, Michigan. Creamy bowls of it are warm and winning on a cool night.
11 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon each garlic powder, seasoned salt, dried oregano and parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon each pepper and crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute celery in butter until tender. Stir in
  • broth, water and bouillon. Add potatoes, sweet potato, turkey ham
  • and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for
  • 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Combine flour and milk
  • until smooth; gradually stir into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and
  • stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Yield: 11
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 161 calories,

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Sweet Potato Chowder (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 891 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.