Quick Chicken and Corn Chowder

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Healthy chicken and corn chowder! Vegetable broth can be used instead of chicken broth. Canned corn can be used instead of frozen corn.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 8 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 ½ cups frozen corn

  • 1 cup skim milk

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch, or more as needed

  • 1 cup white beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ½ teaspoon salt (Optional)

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat; saute chicken, onion, red bell pepper, and garlic until chicken is no longer pink in the center and onion is tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Add chicken broth and corn to chicken mixture.

  2. Whisk milk and cornstarch together in a bowl until dissolved; stir into soup. Bring soup to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until thickened, about 15 minutes. Stir white beans, Cheddar cheese, salt, and pepper into soup; simmer until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

263 Calories
10g Fat
24g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 263
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 424mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 20mg 99%
Calcium 229mg 18%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 464mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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