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


Recipe Summary

50 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


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

1 1/3 cups
216 calories; protein 23.1g; carbohydrates 29.1g; dietary fiber 3.5g; sugars 10.9g; fat 0.9g; saturated fat 0.3g; cholesterol 43.6mg; vitamin a iu 12008.2IU; vitamin c 24.6mg; folate 29.2mcg; calcium 107.6mg; iron 2.2mg; magnesium 53.4mg; potassium 771.6mg; sodium 271.3mg.

2 lean protein, 2 starch