Cheeseburger Chowder is a hearty and healthy low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus+ stovetop recipe. Ground beef, tomatoes, onion, and cheese are the main ingredients. Just like your favorite burger but in a bowl. Makes 8 servings. Cheeseburger Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 25 Minutes.
1/2 lb ground beef
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp flour
2 (14-1/2 oz) cans fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 (14-1/2 oz.) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
3/4 lb (12 oz) Velveeta®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
4 tsp sweet pickle relish
40 unsalted tops saltine crackers
1. Brown meat with onions in a large saucepan; drain.
2. Stir in flour; cook and stir 2 minutes Add broth in and tomatoes; cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until heated through. Stir in Velveeta; cook and stir 8 to 10 minutes or until Velveeta is completely melted and soup is heated through.
3. Spoon into soup bowls; top with relish. Serve with crackers.
Yield: 8 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup Chowder and 5 crackers per serving
WW Points+ = 7
Carb Choices: About 1-1/2
Tweek It, (optional): You’ll save 40 calories and 5 grams of total fat, including 3 grams of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with lean ground beef and 2% Milk Velveeta this will reduce the Points+ to 6 per serving.
Nutritional Information: (Does not include the optional suggestions)
Calories: 280, Total Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 50mg, Carbohydrates 21g, Fiber 2g, Sugars 7g, Sodium 1060mg, Protein 18g, Vitamin A 15 %DV, Vitamin C 15 %DV, Calcium 35 %DV, Iron 10 %DV
Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/cheeseburger-chowder-119196.aspx
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