Tasty Thursdays: Cheddar Chicken Chowder

Thursday, January 03, 2013

I love soups! Especially when it's freezing outside - definitely a delicious way to warm up. I found an appetizing recipe on CookingLight for a Cheddar Chicken Chowder - yum! The following recipe serves 7.

Ingredients:

  • 2 bacon slices 
  • Cooking spray 
  • 1 pound skinned, boned chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces 
  • 1 cup chopped onion 
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 4 1/2 cups fat-free chicken broth 
  • 1 3/4 cups diced peeled red potatoes 
  • 2 1/4 cups frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 2 cups 2% low-fat milk 
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Directions:
  1. Cook bacon in a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan. Crumble; set aside. Add chicken, onion, bell pepper, and garlic to bacon fat in pan; sauté 5 minutes. Add broth and potatoes; bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add corn; stir well.
  2. Place flour in a bowl. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended; add to soup. Cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until thick, stirring frequently. Stir in cheese, salt, and pepper. Top with crumbled bacon.
What are your favorite soups?

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32 comments :

Dancing Branflake said...

Perfect on a cold night like this!

janettaylor said...

Oh I wanna try it! Yummy!

Daniella said...

That looks so good right now! Perfect for warming up the body after a cold day! :)

Take care,

Daniella xox

Jessica said...

Yummy!!! Happy new year!
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awhite said...

This looks so yummy- and super comforting with as cold as it is outside!

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Jar of Wonders said...

I think im going to try this recipe!

Such a great idea!

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Courtney Starr said...

That looks so yummy and perfect for this freezing weather!

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Oh to Be a Muse said...

I'm going to try to eat more soups this year (not necessarily a resolution, just something I'd like to do more of), and this chicken chowder looks yummy.

Katherine / Of Corgis and Cocktails said...

MM!! We are making a corn showder like this tonight - yours looks super yummy

Natasha Gregson said...

This is like the perfect dish!! Wish I could cook better :)

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Flavia Flanders said...

Looks so yummy :)

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indie by heart said...

Ooooh yum! I'm definitely thinking about this for tomorrow. :)

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Amy Fashion Blog said...

yummy

Cravingforbarneys said...

Yummy!

yummychunklet said...

Oh, that looks like comfort food in the making!

Nikki said...

Yummy, your photo makes it look amazing! I'm stopping by from blogger.com & I'm following you via bloglovin. I can't wait to see more recipes like this one and other great posts. I'm off to look around. I hope you have a great Friday!

Nikki
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trishie said...

That sounds absolutely delicious. I'm saving this recipe for when it gets cooler here!

MOSAMUSE said...

yyummm
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Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

i love a good chunky chowder! this looks great audrey!
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The Chic Sheet said...

Yummy! Tasty indeed :)



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Miranda

Mimi said...

my favorite soups of all time are cream of mushroom and clam chowder. this one looks really good though, thanks for the recipe! :D

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Janice Lunes said...

Great Post!

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mniam <3

Rach @ This Italian Family said...

Oh this looks so delicious!

SunnyToast said...

It looks delish...I love soups when its raining and with a perfect cup of joe:)

Wishing you a good year ahead and more of your fab recipes!

Katie Frank said...

wow it looks so so so delicious ! <3
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Anouka said...

This looks so appetising!

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FASHION TALES said...

Looks great, I love chowders! I may make this with faux-chicken. Happy new year dear! xx

Rachel Jensen {Da Paura ♥} said...

Omg this looks so good! I love chowders & soups this time of year!

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Rachel

Lisa - respect the shoes said...

Oh lady, put the word "chowder" in anything and I am in - that looks delish, thanks for sharing!

kaila mo said...

YUMMM i need to make this

Emily said...

Cheese makes everything so much better. This looks delectable. (:

May the force be with you.
Emily

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