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Corn Chowder

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Corn Chowder
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 6
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Looking for a tasty side dish? Then check out this flavorful corn chowder that can be made ready in 35 minutes.
Updated Sep 9, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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

270 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 12g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1 cup)
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
560mg
23%
Potassium
650mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
12g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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