Bean and Bacon Chowder

Bean and Bacon Chowder

Source: ontariobeans.ca

Yield: Makes 4 Servings

Nutrition (Per Serving:)

Calories 376 ;
Protein 14.4 g;
Fat 14.6 g;
Carbohydrates 54.9 g;
Total Dietary Fibre 19.0 g;
Qty.Ingredient
4slices bacon4
1onion, chopped1
1/2green pepper, minced1/2
1can (28 oz./796 mL) Beans in Tomato Sauce1
1can (28 oz./796 mL) tomatoes, crushed1
1/2 cupwater125 mL
1/2 tspcelery seed (optional)2 mL
1/2 tspsalt2 mL

In a large saucepan fry bacon until crisp; remove and crumble. Add onion and green pepper to bacon drippings. Saute 1-2 minutes. Stir in beans, tomatoes, water, celery seed, salt and crumbled bacon. Simmer 10 minutes or until hot. Serve with whole wheat bread.

Microwave Method:

Arrange bacon in 3 quart (3 L) casserole; cover with paper towel. Cook on high 3-4 minutes or until crisp; remove and crumble. Add onion and green pepper to bacon drippings. Cook on high 2 minutes; stir in beans, tomatoes, water, celery seed, salt and crumbled bacon. Cook on high about 4 minutes until hot.