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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
5
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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; protein 23.1g 46% DV; carbohydrates 29.1g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 3.5g 14% DV; sugars 10.9g; fat 0.9g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterol 43.6mg 15% DV; vitamin a iu 12008.2IU 240% DV; vitamin c 24.6mg 41% DV; folate 29.2mcg 7% DV; calcium 107.6mg 11% DV; iron 2.2mg 12% DV; magnesium 53.4mg 19% DV; potassium 771.6mg 22% DV; sodium 271.3mg 11% DV.