Tuna Chowder

You can use canned salmon or shrimp in this rich chowder if you prefer.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large potato, peeled and chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 cups light cream
  • 2 cans (6 oz.) water-packed tuna, drained
  • 1 cup grated low-fat extra-sharp white Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ tsp. chopped fresh dill

Directions

  • In a large soup pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add potato; cook and stir until potato is almost tender, about 4 to 5 minutes longer.
  • Add flour, salt, and pepper to pot; cook and stir until bubbly. Add cream, cook and stir until soup thickens, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Add tuna, cheese, thyme, and ½ tsp. fresh dill. Cook over medium-low heat for 5 to 8 minutes or until soup is hot and cheese melts. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large potato, peeled and chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 cups light cream
  • 2 cans (6 oz.) water-packed tuna, drained
  • 1 cup grated low-fat extra-sharp white Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ tsp. chopped fresh dill

Directions

  • In a large soup pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add potato; cook and stir until potato is almost tender, about 4 to 5 minutes longer.
  • Add flour, salt, and pepper to pot; cook and stir until bubbly. Add cream, cook and stir until soup thickens, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Add tuna, cheese, thyme, and ½ tsp. fresh dill. Cook over medium-low heat for 5 to 8 minutes or until soup is hot and cheese melts. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories450
Total Fat32g
Saturated Fat17g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium440mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars6g
Protein21g