Corn Chowder

2
Linda Knowles

By
@Brie

This is the best Corn Chowder I have ever made. I wrote the recipe as it is written in The New Basics Cookbook, but I do add more cilantro at the end.

My husband cannot get enough of this chowder. We do use fresh corn off the cob, so as soon as he sees it is in, he wants this chowder!

An updated version of an Old West favorite _ this is loaded with corn! The red pepper and cilantro give it a fresh new taste.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6

Ingredients

  • 4 oz
    sliced bacon, cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 2 c
    chopped onions
  • 2 Tbsp
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 large
    potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4" dice
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 4 c
    cooked corn kernels, drained
  • 3/4 tsp
    coarsely ground black pepper
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 1 large
    red pepper, cut into 1/4" dice
  • ·
    scallions (green onions), white bulb and 3 inches green, cut into 1/4" slices
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro (fresh coriander), for garnish

How to Make Corn Chowder

Step-by-Step

  1. Wilt the bacon in a large soup pot over low heat until fat is rendered, about 5 minutes. Add the butter and allow it to melt.
  2. Add the onions and wilt over low heat for 10 minutes. Add the flour and cook, stirring, another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the stock and potatoes. Continue cooking over medium heat until the potatoes are just tender, 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Add the half-and-half, corn, pepper, and salt. Cook 7 minutes, stirring constantly.
  5. Add the bell pepper and scallions, adjust the seasonings, and cook an additional 5 miinutes. Serve immediately, garnnished with cilantro.

Printable Recipe Card

About Corn Chowder

Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 9 Comments & Reviews

Quinoa Recipes You Need to Make ASAP

Quinoa Recipes You Need to Make ASAP


Not only is quinoa healthy, gluten-free, and high in protein, but it’s a plant food that is actually delicious! A perfect substitute for pasta or rice, quinoa should be a welcome addition to your diet. Don’t believe us? Check out these 21 delicious quinoa recipes that will have you running to the nearest grocery store […]

20 Dinner Ideas for When You Don’t Know What to Make

20 Dinner Ideas for When You Don’t Know What to Make


Ever feel like your weekly menu is stuck in a rut? We’re here to help. These family tested and approved recipes will shake up your kitchen and be a hit at your dinner table. Easy to make and oh-so-yummy, check out these tried and true dinner ideas for when you don’t know what to make!

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice


Did you stock up when orange juice was on sale and realize you bought too much? Or, did someone put the container back in the fridge with only a little bit left? Well, OJ isn’t just for drinking with breakfast. It’s a fantastic ingredient for cooking and baking, too. Here are 12 recipes to try […]