This is an easy recipe to make and this New England chowder has a surprising taste and creamy texture. You’ll enjoy this sweet and chunky potato crab chowder. With only about 250 calories in each serving and about 7 grams of fat it makes a nice hearty meal. It serves six people.

You will need the following ingredient to begin:

two tablespoons of butter

one cup of chopped onions

one cup of chopped celery

one minced garlic clove

three and a half cups of cubed red potatoes, cut into one inch cubes

three tablespoons of all purpose flour

two and a half cups of reduced fat milk, preferably two percent milk but you can use skim and save a few extra calories and fat

two teaspoons of chopped up fresh thyme

one half teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper

one quarter teaspoon of grated whole nutmeg

one can of cream style corn about 14 ounces

one can of fat free chicken broth, low sodium again about 14 ounces

eight ounces of crab meat, no shells please

three tablespoons of freshly chopped parsley

one teaspoon of salt

Start by melting the butter in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add in your onions, celery, and garlic and then saute for about four minutes. Then add your potato and cook another minute. Sprinkle your flour in and cook one more minute stirring constantly. Then add the milk, thyme, pepper, nutmeg, corn and chicken broth.

Bring mixture to a simmer still over a medium heat and stir frequently. Cover the pan reduce your heat and simmer for about twenty more minutes,stir occasionally. Your potato should be tender by now. Stir in the crab, parsley, and salt cooking for five more minutes, stirring to keep from sticking to the pan. Then serve it up!

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