Creamy Southwestern Corn Chowder

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
cup half-and-half
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Southwestern style corn, undrained
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
Additional fresh chives for garnish, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Stir in flour until well blended. Gradually stir in broth. Stir in salt, black pepper and red pepper; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cook, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  • 3 Stir in half-and-half, corn and 2 tablespoons chives. Cook until thoroughly heated. Serve sprinkled with additional chives.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Vegetarian? Use vegetable broth for the chicken broth.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 3/4 Cups)
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
1980mg
1980%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.