Yield: 6 cups

Easy Corn Chowder Recipe

Easy Corn Chowder Recipe

Easy Corn Chowder Recipe. A slightly sweet, slightly spicy corn chowder that is easy to make and simply delicious. Use frozen corn to make this fabulous corn chowder recipe any time of the year!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 TBSP Lard or Cooking Oil
  • 2 TBSP Unsalted Butter
  • 1 medium Onion, diced small
  • ½ tsp Ground Thyme
  • ½ large, Red Bell Pepper, diced small
  • ½2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/8 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 pound Frozen Corn
  • 1 pound Potatoes (yellow preferred), diced into ½″ cubes
  • 3 cups Chicken Stock (low or no sodium)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp Cornstarch dissolved into 2 TBSP Water
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 TBSP Fresh Minced Chives OR Scallions OR Red Pepper Flakes

Instructions

    1. In a large pot, add oil, butter, onion, red bell pepper, thyme, cumin, and turmeric.
    2. Saute until the onion and peppers are tender, but not brown – approximately 5-8 minutes.
    3. Add corn, potatoes, and stock.
    4. Cover, turn heat to high, bring to a boil and allow to boil for 10 minutes.
    5. Remove 2 cups of corn and potatoes from the pot. Blend remaining soup with a stick blender.
    6. Return reserved 2 cups of corn and potatoes to the pot.
    7. Slowly add the corn starch mixture to the soup, stirring constantly.
    8. Return to a boil and allow to thicken slightly.
    9. Remove from the heat and stir in heavy cream.
    10. Allow to sit at room temperature for an hour.
    11. Reheat and sprinkle with chives, scallions or red pepper flakes before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 413Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 293mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 4gSugar: 8gProtein: 9g

Note: for exact nutritional information, consult your dietitian. All nutritional information provided is simply a guideline.