Tuna Corn Chowder

Tuna Corn Chowder

Prep and Cook Time 25 minutes


Makes 2 servings


2 strips bacon
1 small onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1-1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups reduced-fat (2%) milk
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1 can (6 ounces) tuna packed in water, drained


  1. Cook bacon in large saucepan over medium-high heat until browned and crisp, turning once. Drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in saucepan.
  2. Add onion and celery to pan drippings; cook and stir over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until softened.
  3. Add flour, stirring until well blended. Stir in milk, thyme, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  4. Stir in corn and tuna; cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until corn is tender, stirring frequently.
  5. Crumble bacon. Serve chowder sprinkled with bacon.


For a special touch, top chowder with popped popcorn.

Nutritional Information

Calories 379
Total Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 23 mg
Carbohydrate 38 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 39 g
Sodium 824 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1-1/2
Milk 1
Vegetable 1
Meat 3

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