delightful corn chowder

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By Eugene Zafra
from Houston, TX

Another great soup in the tradition of the great southwest. A dear friend from Albuquerque gave me this recipe. My family enjoys this, specially during the cold season.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For delightful corn chowder

  • 1 tsp
    corn oil
  • 2 slice
    bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    onions, yellow, medium, chopped
  • 1/3 c
    celery, diced
  • 3/4 c
    carrots, chopped
  • 2 c
    potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 10 oz
    canned diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 tsp
    red chile powder
  • 1 tsp
    sherry vinegar
  • 1 1/2 c
    corn kernels, frozen, divided
  • 4 c
    chicken base
  • 4 oz
    quick melt cheese, cubed
  • 1 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • bacon bits and chopped chives to garnish
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How To Make delightful corn chowder

  • 1
    In a stockpot, heat oil and fry bacon until lightly browned. Add onions and cook until translucent. Add celery and carrots; cook for 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables are soft. Add potatoes, 3/4 cup corn kernels, and chicken stock. Bring to a boil then simmer until potatoes are fork tender, about 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Transfer soup to a blender. Add diced tomatoes, chile powder and sherry vinegar. Puree.
  • 3
    Return pureed soup to pot over medium-low heat. Stir in cubed cheese and remaining corn kernels. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until cheese is totally melted. Serve immediately.
  • 4
    Ladle hot soup in 4 individual cups and garnish with bacon bits and chopped chives. Serve with garlic bread, tortilla chips or crackers.

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