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Evaporated fat-free milk is the key to this slimmed-down version of classic corn chowder.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1994

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35 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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  • Heat oil in a large heavy saucepan over low heat. Add onions and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add celery, bell pepper, garlic and cumin; cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes. Add broth, thyme and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

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  • Add corn and potatoes, return to a simmer and cook until all the vegetables are tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Place cornstarch in a small bowl, slowly add evaporated milk, stirring until smooth. Stir into the soup and return to a simmer. Cook, stirring, until thickened, about 2 minutes. Discard the bay leaf. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne.

Nutrition Facts

187 calories; protein 9.4g; carbohydrates 35.5g; dietary fiber 3.4g; sugars 11.3g; fat 1.9g; saturated fat 0.3g; cholesterol 2.3mg; vitamin a iu 993IU; vitamin c 38.2mg; folate 51.4mcg; calcium 191.6mg; iron 1.1mg; magnesium 44.2mg; potassium 709.5mg; sodium 449.9mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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