CHEESY POTATO HAM CHOWDER
2 3/4 cups water
1 medium carrot, grated
1 rib celery, chopped
1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
1 4.5-oz. package Julienne Potatoes mix
3 cups milk
3/4 cup cubed ham
1 tablespoon lemon juice
In a large saucepan combine water, carrot, celery, onion, and dry potatoes from mix.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes.
Stir in milk and packet of sauce mix.
Stir well and return to boil.
Boil gently for 2 minutes.
Stir in ham and lemon juice; heat through.
If desired, garnish with shredded Cheddar cheese, snipped parsley or cilantro.
A packaged potato mix brings this hearty soup together quickly. Also try with Au Gratin potato mix for a cheesier flavor. Serve with hot biscuits and celery and carrot sticks.
Calories 190 calories; Protein 11 grams; Fat 4 grams; Sodium 850 milligrams; Cholesterol 20 milligrams; Saturated Fat 2 grams; Carbohydrates 29 grams; Fiber 1 grams
Recipe courtesy of National Pork Board.
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