Corn Chowder

Looking for a tasty side dish? Then check out this flavorful corn chowder that can be made ready in 35 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1/2
pound bacon, cut up
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, chopped (1 cup)
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
4
cups milk
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
can (14.75 oz) cream-style corn
1
can (15 oz) tiny whole potatoes, drained and diced
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
Paprika, if desired
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Drain fat, reserving 3 tablespoons in saucepan. Drain bacon on paper towels; set aside.
  • 2 Cook onion and celery in bacon fat over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in flour. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is bubbly; remove from heat.
  • 3 Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  • 4 Stir in pepper, corn and potatoes. Heat until hot. Stir in bacon. Sprinkle each serving with parsley and paprika.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1 cup)
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.