Broccoli Chowder

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Title: Broccoli Chowder
Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Soups, Stews


2 lb Fresh broccoli
27 1/2 oz Fat-free chicken broth; 2
3 c Milk; divided
1 c Chopped ham
2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Pepper
1 c Half and half
2 c Shredded swiss cheese
1/4 c Butter

Combine broccoli and 1 can of broth in a Dutch oven. Cover and cook 7
minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Remove broccoli from broth, cool
and coarsely chop.

Add remaining can of broth, 2 cups of the milk, ham, salt, and pepper to
pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in
broccoli and remaining ingredients, except remaining cup of milk. Mix some
flour into the remaining milk and stir into chowder to thicken. Cook over
low heat until thoroughly heated. Do not boil.

Per serving: 323 Calories; 22g Fat (58% calories from fat); 23g Protein;
14g Carbohydrate; 75mg Cholesterol; 1185mg Sodium

Recipe by: Virginia Bowman

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by
on Oct 24, 97