Sweet Corn Chowder

Sweet Corn Chowder

This soup is an extra special treat for us.

Every fall I buy extra corn on the cob, cook it, cut it off the cob, and freeze it just so I can make this delicious sweet corn chowder.  So if you have some corn tucked away in your freezer pull it out and treat yourself to this creamy-loaded-with-corn soup that gets even sweeter on the second and third day after making it.  If you don’t have corn you’ve frozen you can also make it with store-purchased frozen corn.  It might not be as sweet but it will still be tasty.  We love it served up with a green salad and crusty bread.

Sweet Corn Chowder

Yield: about 5-6 servings

Sweet Corn Chowder

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, pureed
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen corn, cooked and cut off the cob if fresh, thawed if frozen
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 quart half and half
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1-2 cups chicken broth, depending on the thickness desired
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Old Bay Seasoning, if desired

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a soup pot,
  2. Add the pureed onions and cook until the onions begin to brown.
  3. Add the flour, mix well, and allow to cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the half and half and salt, stirring until well blended.
  5. Add the corn, chicken broth, vinegar, and Old Bay, if using.
http://www.abrightandbeautifullife.com/sweet-corn-chowder/

Recipe source: Original from A Bright and Beautiful Life

For the Soup Series today some of my friends are joining in
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Kim at Simply Domestic ~ Tortilla Soup
Leilani at Keeping Up With Mrs. Smith ~ Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Maureen at Red Cottage Chronicles ~ Crockpot Cheddar Cheese Soup

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8 Responses to Sweet Corn Chowder

  1. Mrs. Smith January 15, 2014 at 1:18 pm #

    What a great way to use fresh corn. You are smart to save some back. 🙂

  2. Kat Ryan January 16, 2014 at 1:33 pm #

    This looks amazing!! Thanks for posting, we are going to be trying tonight 🙂

    • Lori January 16, 2014 at 5:53 pm #

      Good luck, Kat. I hope you like it ~ please give me some feedback. 🙂

  3. Michelle January 16, 2014 at 5:54 pm #

    Yum! Perfect for cold nights!

  4. Kat Ryan January 17, 2014 at 9:16 am #

    Tried it last night. It was a HUGE hit. Even my baby (well toddler) loved it!!!. Thanks so much.

  5. Daniela Walsh January 21, 2014 at 3:39 am #

    Found you from Making Monday. This looks delish! Thanks!

    xo
    Daniela
    Put A Bird On It
    http://iputabirdonit.blogspot.com

    • Lori January 21, 2014 at 9:41 pm #

      Welcome, I’m glad you stopped by. I’m going to pop on over to your blog to see what great things you have there. 🙂

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