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Curried Sweet Potato Chowder

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Curried Sweet Potato Chowder
Ingredients
  • 2  teaspoons  margarine or butter
  • 1/3  cup  minced shallot (1 large)
  • 1 1/3  cups  1/2-inch cubes sweet potatoes
  • 1/2  teaspoon  curry powder
  • 1  tablespoon  all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2  cups  fat-free milk
  • 1/2  cup  fat-free half-and-half
  • 1  cup  frozen baby peas
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  pepper
  • 4  teaspoons  curried pumpkin seeds or pumpkin seeds
  •  Crackers (optional)
Directions

1. In a medium saucepan melt margarine. Add shallot and sweet potato; cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes. Sprinkle in curry powder and stir 30 seconds. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk until smooth. Add half-and-half, peas, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.

2. Cover and simmer 15 minutes or until potatoes are done, stirring occasionally.

3. Spoon soup into 4 bowls. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon curried pumpkin seeds on each. Serve with crackers, if desired. Makes 4 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts (Curried Sweet Potato Chowder)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 173,
  • Fat, total (g) 3,
  • chol. (mg) 2,
  • sat. fat (g) 0,
  • carb. (g) 28,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • sugar (g) 7,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 8455,
  • vit. C (mg) 13,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 40,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 293,
  • Potassium (mg) 367,
  • calcium (mg) 162,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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