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Midwest Chowder Recipe

This creamy chowder is the perfect dish to serve to any vegetarian friends. It is the wonderful for any cool day.—Denae Blair, Shawnee Mission, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced potatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups milk
  • 10 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups cream-style corn

Directions

  • 1. Cook the potatoes, carrots, celery and onions in boiling salted water for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, melt butter, stir in flour and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in milk; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add cheese, stirring until melted. Stir in corn. Heat through but do not boil. Add reserved vegetables and liquid. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 327 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 502 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.