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Healthy Summer Corn Chowder

This healthy Summer Corn Chowder is easy to make, delicious and full of flavor!

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword corn chowder, soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 177 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 Ears Fresh sweet yellow corn, kernels cut from cob
  • 2 Tbsp Butter/Ghee Or Olive Oil
  • 3 Shallots chopped
  • 1 Yellow or orange bell pepper diced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Gluten Free Flour
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 5 Cups Water or Vegetable Stock
  • 1 Lb Yellow Potatoes cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 Tsp Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2-3 Tbsp Chopped fresh chives
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to your taste

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the shallots, bell pepper and cook, stirring frequently, until onion has softened, about 6-8 minutes.

  2. Add in the flour, thyme and garlic and cook 1 1/2 minutes.

  3. Bring to a boil, then stir in corn kernels, potatoes, turmeric and bay leaf.

  4. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

  5. Remove bay leaf then transfer half of the chowder to a blender. Blend until smooth, then stir the mixture back into the pot.

  6. Serve into bowls, garnish with more corn, chives and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Summer Corn Chowder
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 1190mg 50%
Potassium 594mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 13.7%
Vitamin C 84.6%
Calcium 4.7%
Iron 23.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.