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Tuna Chowder

We had this for dinner recently with some fresh bread. It makes a nice warm meal on a cool evening and it's the kind of thing you can throw together quickly when you haven't planned something for dinner.

2 cn Low Sodium Tuna
1 cn Low Sodium Chicken Broth
6 Potatoes,Diced
1/2 c Carrots,Sliced
1/2 c Celery,Sliced
1/2 c Onion,Diced
1/2 c Frozen Corn
1/2 t Basil
1/2 t Dill
1 T Parsley
1/2 c Skim Milk

In a large saucepan, mix broth with 1 can of water. Add potatoes and simmer 10 to 15 minutes until tender. Remove cooked potatoes from broth, reserving liquid. Puree cooked potatoes with 1/4 cup broth. Add tuna, vegetables, seasonings and pureed potatoes to remaining broth in saucepan. Simmer 8 to 10 minutes vegetables are tender. Stir in milk and heat to serving temperature without boiling.

Yield: 6 Servings

Sodium Category: LowSodium

Diabetic Exchanges
2 Starch
0 Fruit
0 Milk
0 Other Carbohydrates
0.5 Vegetable
2 Lean Meat
0 Very Lean Meat
1 Fat

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Helping
Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 242
Calories from Fat 8

% Daily Values *

Total Fat 1 gr
  Saturated Fat 0 gr
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0 gr
  Monounsaturated Fat 0 gr
Cholesterol 17 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Potassium 841 mg
Carbohydrates 40 gr
  Dietary Fiber 4.1gr
Protein 19 gr
1%
1%
 
 
6%
3%
21%
13%
17%
 

Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron
13%
28%
6%
9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on
a 2000 calorie diet