Quick Chicken Corn Chowder

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Quick Chicken Corn Chowder

Yield: 6 servings (serving size 1 cup)

Prep Time: 25 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Perfect rainy-day quick soup. The three of us gobbled up the whole batch. Delicious!

Ingredients:

1 Tablespoon butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded & minced
2 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
3 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 breast halves)
1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels (or use 3 ears of fresh corn)
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (14.75 ounce) can cream-style corn

Directions:

Melt butter in large pot over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and jalapeño; cook for 3 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in milk and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook until thick (about 5 minutes.)

Nutritional Information per serving:
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories per serving: 256
Fat per serving: 6.5g
Saturated Fat per serving: 3.3g
Sugar per serving: 10g
Fiber per serving: 2.35g
Protein per serving: 21.25g
Cholesterol per serving: 55mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 30.12g

WW POINTS per serving:
Points Plus Program: 7 Old Points Program: 6

Source: RecipeGirl.com (via Cooking Light)

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