Corn Chowder

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

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (about 1 cup))
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 560mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 12g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.