Creamy Corn Chowder
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makes6-8 servings (2 quarts)
- 2 chicken bouillon cubes
- 1 cup hot water
- 5 bacon strips
- 1 cup chopped green pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 cups milk
- 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen whole kernel corn
- 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) cream-style corn
- 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon dried basil
- Dissolve bouillon in water; set aside. In a large Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels to drain; crumble and set aside.
- In a large skillet, saute green pepper and onion in the drippings until tender. Add flour; cook and stir until smooth. Gradually stir in milk and dissolved bouillon. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add corn and seasonings. Cook for 10 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with bacon.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 233 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 941mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.
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Jan 22, 2017
My family loves this version. It's light and satisfying. I add a small dash of red pepper flakes for a small kick.
Oct 24, 2012
This soup is really good. I have made it many times and it never fails to satisfy. I'm with the previous reviewer-put in extra bacon.
Dec 22, 2010
Wow this is good stuff. I like the addition of the green peppers. I just added all my cooked bacon to the finished pot and stirred it in.