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Salmon Chowder

Great source of protein and minerals. Creamy soup with low-fat dairy. You can substitute the bacon with turkey bacon for lower calories.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Yields: 6 Servings


2 slices of diced turkey bacon 1 tbsp of butter 1/2 cup of diced onion 1 clove of minced garlic 2 tbsp of flour 1 cup of stock (chicken or seafood) 1 cup of nonfat half & half ½ lb of salmon, cooked and cut into chunks ¼ tsp of dried oregano ¼ tsp of dried rosemary ½ tsp of dried parsley 1/8 tsp of nutmeg ½ tsp of dill ¼ tsp of marjoram ¼ tsp of thyme 1/8 tsp of tarragon Salt and pepper to taste


Melt butter (over medium heat) and add diced bacon in a medium sized pot. Cook until the bacon is crispy. Add onion and garlic, cook until the onion is soft. It may take at least 5 minutes. Lower the heat, stir in flour and seasonings. Mix well. Cook for 1 minute. Add stock and half & half. Increase the heat. Cook for about 10 minutes or until mixture thickens. Stir frequently. Reduce heat to low and add salmon. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes.
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*Consult with your dietitian to make sure this recipe fits in your diet plan and stage.