Thursday, July 23, 2015

Corn Bacon and Potato Chowder


1 medium uncooked Yukon gold potato(es)
1 spray(s) cooking spray
4 piece(s) yellow corn on the cob, kernels removed with a knife (or w can of whole kernel corn)
1 small sweet red pepper(s), diced (Sub broccoli)
1/2 cup(s) uncooked celery, chopped
1/4 cup(s) uncooked onion(s), chopped
 4 oz uncooked Canadian-style bacon, diced
 2 cup(s) fat free skim milk
 1/2 tsp table salt
 1/4 tsp black pepper
 1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce, or to taste
 2 medium uncooked scallion(s), thickly sliced

Pierce potato in several places with a fork; microwave on high power until tender, turning over once, about 8 minutes. Allow to cool; peel and mash.

Meanwhile, coat a large saucepan with cooking spray. 
Add corn, red pepper, celery and onion; sauté over medium-high heat for 5 minutes.

Stir bacon and milk into saucepan; stir in mashed potato and mix well. 
Season with salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce; stir to combine. 
Cover and simmer 10 minutes (do not allow to boil); serve garnished with scallions. 

1 1/2 cups per serving.