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Looking For Great Heart Healthy Recipes Like Corn Chowder?

Posted Aug 24 2010 8:13pm

You might think it is impossible to make Corn Chowder without high fat cream but it can be done!  The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute has a great booklet of heart-healthy recipes available for FREE online that includes yummy recipes like Corn Chowder below:

1 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 Tbsp celery, finely diced
2 Tbsp onion, finely diced
2 Tbsp green pepper, finely diced
1 package (10 oz) frozen whole kernel corn
1 C raw potatoes, peeled, diced in 1/2-inch pieces
2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 C water
1/4 tsp salt
to taste black pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
2 Tbsp flour
2 C lowfat or skim milk
1. Heat oil in medium saucepan. Add celery, onion, and green pepper,
and sauté for 2 minutes.
2. Add corn, potatoes, water, salt, pepper, and paprika. Bring to boil,
then reduce heat to medium. Cook covered for about 10 minutes
or until potatoes are tender.
3. Place 1/2 cup of milk in jar with tightfitting
lid. Add flour and shake
4. Gradually add milk-flour mixture
to cooked vegetables. Then add
remaining milk.
5. Cook, stirring constantly, until
mixture comes to boil and thickens.

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