Spicy Mexican Corn Chowder

Bring Mexican flavors to your dinner table with this spicy chowder that’s made using potatoes, Green Giant™ corn, bacon and Progresso™ chicken broth.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 5

1
tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2
cups chopped onions (2 medium)
4
medium poblano chiles, seeded, chopped
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
jalapeño chile, finely chopped
4 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from two 32-oz cartons)
2
large russet or Idaho baking potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3
teaspoons ground ancho chile pepper
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons water
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets™ frozen corn, thawed
1
cup whipping cream
2
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled, if desired
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onions and poblano chiles in oil 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add garlic and jalapeño chile; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in broth, potatoes, ancho chile pepper and salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook 15 to 17 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir together flour and water with whisk. Stir flour mixture into potato mixture with whisk. Stir in corn and whipping cream. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook uncovered 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Using potato masher, partially mash potatoes until chowder is slightly thickened. Top individual servings with bacon and cilantro.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
),
Sodium
1500mg
1500%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.