Thursday, March 3, 2011

Chicken Corn Chowder

2 slices bacon
1 lb. chicken breast meat, cut into chunks
1 medium onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 large potato, diced
2 cups frozen cut corn
2 cans (16 oz each) fat free chicken broth
1/2 cup all purpose flour
2 cups skim milk
4 oz Velveeta, diced
1/2 tsp. salt
fresh ground pepper to taste

In a dutch oven, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon from the pan. Add chicken, onion, and pepper. Cook over medium heat until tender, then add potatoes. Stir in the broth and bring to boil. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Stir in the corn. Blend the flour and milk in a bowl then gradually stir it into the pot. Increase heat to medium and cook until thickend, stirring constantly. Add cheese and stir until melted and well blended. Add salt and pepper to taste.

I can't remember where I found this recipe but let me just say this is AWESOME! I have made it several times and it has been a huge hit!!

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