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Two Potato Chowder

Prep time 23 mins
Cook time 1 hr, 3 mins
Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Fresh corn and edamame are colorful additions to this hearty vegetarian chowder. Serve on a cold winter day with crusty French bread.

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1 large Yukon gold potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup shelled edamame
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh chives (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 223
  • fat 6.3 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • protein 8.1 g
  • carbohydrate 36.9 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 695 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fiber 5.1 g
  • calcium 103 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place sweet potato and Yukon gold potato in a medium saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain. Remove half of potatoes and set aside. Mash the remaining half of potatoes with a potato masher; set aside.

  2. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Stir in onion, bell pepper, and celery. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in mashed potato, corn kernels, and next 7 ingredients. Simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes. Add reserved potatoes and cook 10 minutes or until soup becomes thick. Ladle into 5 individual bowls. Garnish with fresh chives, if desired.

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