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       Title: HAM & HOMINY CHOWDER
  Categories: Soups/stews, Meats
       Yield: 4 servings
       1 tb Vegetable oil
       1 lb Red potatoes; cubed
       1 md Onion; chopped
       1 md Red or green bell pepper;
            .  chopped
   1 1/4 c  Cooked ham; cubed
     1/2 c  Celery; chopped
       1 cn White or yellow hominy; 14oz
       1 cn Green chilies; chopped, 4oz
       1 tb Flour; all-purpose
   1 1/4 ts Dried thyme leaves
   1 1/2 ts Salt  (optional)
     1/4 ts Black pepper
   1 1/2 c  Milk
   In a 3-quart saucepan, combine the oil, potatoes,
   onion, bell peppers, ham and celery.  Cook over low
   heat 10 minutes stirring occasionally.  Add the
   hominy, chilies, flour, thyme, salt and pepper.
   Gradually stir in the milk, and bring to a boil.
   Reduce the heat, simmer, covered, for 30 to 40 minutes
   or until soup is thickened and potatoes are tender.