Corn and Cheese Chowder

Corn And Cheese Chowder Recipe

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Shirley Murtagh


This is a recipe I found on TV's Pioneer Woman. I made the chowder last week for supper and it was so tasty. The only thing I will do next time is to add a large potatoe diced to thicken it a little more. Both my husband and I really enjoyed this chowder. I hope you will too.
Enjoy won't you?

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12 (or less depends on how hungry you are)
15 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


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4 tbsp (1/2 stick) butter
1 whole onion, chopped
3 slices of bacon, cut into pieces
3 whole bell peppers , finely diced (red, yellow,orange)
5-6 ears of corn, kernels sliced off
1 large potatoe peeled and diced (optional)
1/4 cup of all purpose flour
3 cups of chicken stock or broth
2 cups of half and half cream
1 heaping cup grated monterey jack cheese
1 heaping cup grated pepper jack cheese. (i used monterey jack jalapeno cheese)
1/3 cup of sliced green onions
salt and freshly ground black pepper
12 bread bowls hollowed out

How to Make Corn and Cheese Chowder


  • 1In a large pot, melt the butter over medium high heat.
  • 2Add the onions and cook for a couple of minutes. ( I cooked them for 3-4 minutes)
  • 3Add the bacon and cook for another minute or so, then add the bell peppers and cook for a couple of minutes. ( I cooked them for 3-4 minutes)
    Add the diced potatoes if using
  • 4Finally add the corn and cook for a minute
  • 5Sprinkle the flour over the top and stir to combine.
  • 6Pour in the chicken stock or broth and stir well.
    Allow this to thicken for 3-4 minutes
  • 7Reduce heat to LOW. Stir in the half and half and then cover and allow to simmer for 15 minutes or so
  • 8Stir in the cheeses and green onions
  • 9When the cheese is melted and the soup is hot, check the seasonings. Add salt and pepper as needed.
  • 10Ladle into bread bowls (I used large soup bowls)
  • 11Serve immediately and Enjoy

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About Corn and Cheese Chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders, Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Heirloom

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