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
Servings: 6 servings
- 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