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Sweet Corn Chowder

Sweet Corn Chowder is a warm, thick soup with lots of potatoes and fresh corn. It's total comfort food during the cooler nights of fall and winter.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn chowder
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Jennifer Zuri


  • 4 medium red potatoes peeled and cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoon flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 1/2 cups sweet corn kernels from fresh if possible, husked and cut from cob
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Peel and cube potatoes and cook in pot of boiling water for 20 minutes, then drain in colander.
  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in stock pot and cook onions for 5 minutes or until soft. Add butter and melt. Add garlic and red pepper and cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally. Add red pepper flakes, parsley, and flour and stir constantly for 5 minutes.
  • Add the milk, water, reserved potatoes, and the corn. Heat the soup to a simmer and turn down the heat and let cook over low heat for another 30 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 481mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1111IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg