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Colby Corn Chowder Recipe

"This comforting, cheesy soup is perfect for a cold winter's night-and it doesn't have to simmer for hours," jots Darlene Drane from Fayette, Missouri. "The creamed corn adds a nice touch of sweetness. My family enjoys it with dill pickle spears and crusty fresh-from-the-oven bread."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:12-14 servings


  • 6 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 cans (14-3/4 ounces each) cream-style corn
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 cups milk
  • 8 ounces Colby cheese, cubed


  • 1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven or large soup kettle; sprinkle with salt and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until potatoes are tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in corn and bacon; heat through. Drain potatoes. Add milk; heat through. Stir in corn mixture and cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 12-14 servings (about 3 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 286 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 449mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.

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ahmom User ID: 3426126 252459
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2016

"I used cheddar cheese. taste good!"

tchr90 User ID: 2795278 21632
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2012

"My mom made this for Christmas a few years ago and I asked for the recipe the same night! Very good and easy to make!! I will be making this again this winter for sure :)"

Rose Mack User ID: 3021834 21631
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2009

"My whole family loves it, especially my 8-year old granddaughter. It's one of her favorites."

[email protected] User ID: 1530535 52300
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2009

"I made this soup last night and my husband and I both loved it - can't wait to eat the leftovers."

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