Chunky Ham and Potato Chowder
tablespoon margarine or butter
cups coarsely chopped cooked lean ham or smoked turkey
cup instant mashed potato buds or flakes
cup loosely packed torn fresh basil leaves (optional)
Cracked black pepper
- In a 2-quart saucepan cook leek or onion in hot margarine or butter until tender but not brown. Stir in fresh or dried thyme, salt, and pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture is heated through.
- Stir in ham or turkey, potato buds or flakes, and basil leaves, if desired. Cook and stir until the mixture is slightly thickened. If necessary, stir in additional milk to thin to desired consistency. Sprinkle each serving with cracked pepper. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts(Chunky Ham and Potato Chowder)
- Per serving:
- 105 kcal cal.,
- 6 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 28 mg chol.,
- 604 mg sodium,
- 15 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 12 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet