Ham & Rice Chowder
Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • Chowder
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup baby carrots, thinly sliced
  • ¼ tsp dried garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pkg fast cooking long grain & wild rice mix
  • 3 cups Half and Half
  • 4 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can condensed cream of potato soup
  • 1 cup ham, chopped
  • ½ cup almonds, toasted
Instructions
  1. Chowder
  2. Melt butter in large heavy pan.
  3. Over medium heat, cook onion, carrots and garlic until tender, about 7 minutes.
  4. Add broth, rice and seasoning packet from rice.
  5. Heat to boiling.
  6. Cover, reduce heat and simmer about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  7. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  8. Heat and eat.
  9. Serve with crackers or baked tortilla strips. .
  10. Tortilla Strips
  11. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  12. Cut tortillas in half and then cut each half into 2 inch strips.
  13. Place in single layer on ungreased cookie sheet.
  14. Spray with butter spray and sprinkle with McCormick garlic bread powdered sprinkle.
  15. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 365 Fat: 20g Saturated fat: 10g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 36g Sugar: 5g Sodium: 933mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 13g Cholesterol: 56mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/ham-rice-chowder/