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Creamy Vegetable Chowder
Makes 6Servings
Prep Time: 5min
Cook Time: 20min
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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cups fat free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen vegetable blend
  • 2 cups 1% lowfat milk
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Melt butter in large saucepan. Add onion and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in chicken broth and vegetables and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered 5 minutes.

Puree 2 1/2 cups of vegetable and broth mixture in blender until smooth and return to saucepan. Stir in milk, cheese and seasonings and simmer 10 minutes. Serve with additional shredded cheese, if desired.

Yield: 1 cup per serving

Recipe created by 3-Every-Day™ of Dairy.  This recipe is owned by 3-Every-Day™ of Dairy and/or one of our partners. As a courtesy, we ask that you please contact us  if you would like to use this recipe in print.

Submitted by: Makers of LACTAID® Brand Products
Nutritional Facts
Calories: 229
Total Fat: 9 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Cholesterol: 28 mg
Sodium: 646 mg
Calcium: 25% Daily Value
Protein: 13 g
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Dietary Fiber: 6 g

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