Au Gratin Chicken Chowder
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makes6 servings (about 2 quarts)
- 6 bacon strips, diced
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 package (4.9 ounces) au gratin potatoes
- 2 cups water
- 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
- 1-1/4 cups chicken broth
- 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
- 1 bay leaf
- 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
- 2/3 cup evaporated milk
- In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
- Saute onion in drippings until tender. Add the potatoes with contents of sauce mix, water, milk, broth, corn and bay leaf. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
- Reduce heat. Stir in the chicken, evaporated milk and bacon; heat through. Discard bay leaf.
Nutrition Facts1-1/3 cups: 451 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 1162mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein.
May 31, 2013
it's a quick meal, but nothing special.
Feb 28, 2011
My husband REALLY liked this! He is the pickiest one in the house, so that was GREAT! I did not have regular corn, so I used creamed style, and it was great.
Feb 22, 2011
For a semi-homemade cook and working mom, this is a perfect recipe for a quick, filling dinner.
Feb 20, 2011
My family really enjoyed this soup. We topped each bowl with cheese for a specail touch.