Mashing the potatoes in this turkey and vegetable soup thickens it without adding carbs. Fat-free milk ensures low fat and low calories for this diabetic main dish. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a 3-quart saucepan, combine chopped potato and broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 12 minutes or until potato is tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Do not drain. Using a potato masher, mash potato until mixture is thickened and nearly smooth.

  • If using corn-on-the-cob, cut the kernels from one of the ears of corn. Carefully cut the second ear of corn crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices.

  • Stir corn, turkey, milk, sweet potato, and pepper into potato mixture in saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until the sweet potato is tender.

  • To serve, ladle chowder into bowls. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

216 calories; 0.9 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 44 mg cholesterol; 271 mg sodium. 772 mg potassium; 29.1 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 23.1 g protein; 12008 IU vitamin a iu; 25 mg vitamin c; 29 mcg folate; 108 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 53 mg magnesium;