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Spicy Corn & Sweet Potato Chowder

Ingredients

·         1 tab olive oil

·         1 large onion coarsely chopped

·         1 red pepper coarsely chopped

·         2 ribs celery chopped

·         1½ tsp ground cinnamon

·         ½ tsp oregano

·         1 large sweet potato, cut in ½ inch chunks (peeled)

·         Two 11oz canned corn

·         4 cups chicken broth

 

Directions:

Add oil in a pan until heated.  Add onion, red pepper, and celery.  Cover and cook on medium/low heat for ten minutes stirring often.  Stir in the ground cumin, and oregano.  Then add the sweet potato, corn, and chicken broth.  Increase heat to begin boiling, lower heat and simmer.  Cover for 12 minutes.  Stir in ½ cup of medium spicy salsa, and ½ cup of fresh chopped cilantro.  Simmer uncovered for five minutes longer.

 

Makes 8 to 9 first course servings.

161 Calories & 30g of carbs.