Start your prep work in the afternoon and this slow-cooker chowder will be ready to serve for dinner. Topped with broccoli and shredded cheddar--and full of potatoes, carrots and ham--it's a meal the whole family will enjoy.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
3 hrs 50 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 4-quart slow cooker, combine potatoes and onion (see Tip). Pour broth over vegetables.

  • Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 3 hours.

  • In a medium bowl, combine cornstarch, dried thyme and pepper. Whisk in evaporated milk. Stir the cornstarch mixture, ham and carrots into the cooker. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more, stirring the soup occasionally. Serve soup topped with broccoli, cheese and fresh thyme.


Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

172 calories; protein 11.4g 23% DV; carbohydrates 27.2g 9% DV; dietary fiber 2.7g 11% DV; sugars 9.6g; fat 2.2g 3% DV; saturated fat 1.2g 6% DV; cholesterol 12.5mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 3446.8IU 69% DV; vitamin c 28.8mg 48% DV; folate 33.2mcg 8% DV; calcium 228.5mg 23% DV; iron 1.2mg 7% DV; magnesium 41mg 15% DV; potassium 653.4mg 18% DV; sodium 566.2mg 23% DV.