- 1 cup fresh or frozen sweet corn kernels, husked, rinsed, and drained
- 3/4 tablespoon butter
- 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
- 1/2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 3 cups chicken broth, homemade preferred
- 1 large potato, peeled and finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- Salt, to taste
- Black pepper powder, to taste
- 1/2 cup full-fat milk
- Fresh parsley leaves, for garnish
- Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded for garnish
Step 1: Heat a large pot on medium heat and add butter to it.
Step 2: Melt the butter and cook onion until it softens and turns light brown in color.
Step 3: Stir in flour to the onion and cook for about 2 minutes while stirring constantly.
Step 4: Pour the broth into the pot and bring it to a boil.
Step 5: Add garlic, potatoes, and corn kernels to the boiling broth and then let it cook for about 20 minutes on medium heat or until potatoes are tender.
Step 6: Add thyme, salt, and black pepper powder to the boiling soup and then cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
Step 7: Remove pot from the flame and then let it cool slightly.
Step 8: Using a hand blender, blend the soup until smooth and then heat again over medium flame.
Step 9: Stir in milk and then bring the mixture to a boil.
Step 10: Simmer the soup until it reaches the desired thick consistency.
Step 11: Serve the soup hot and garnish with parsley and cheddar cheese.
Enjoy this flavorful corn chowder courtesy of Ligia at The Daring Kitchen. You can read her inspiration for this recipe below:
“Soups are definitely an integral part of our meals. Luckily for the soup lovers, this preparation has always been considered a healthy food, irrespective of the ingredients used to prepare it. Great in taste, quick to prepare, and nutritionally rich, soups can be prepared using various ingredients or a combination of ingredients depending upon individual preferences.
Corn chowder is one such soup that is enjoyed with lots of love during the summer season, and it tastes best when prepared with fresh sweet corns. It is by far the easiest corn soup recipe and has a lovely creamy texture that is coupled with a few bites of moist, sweet corns. You can also add some bacon to this dish, but it will make it more fat-rich that will lower its nutritional quotient.
This creamy, flavorful, and comforting preparation is really easy to prepare, and you can use either fresh corns or the frozen variety for cooking it. Adding cheese, or not, to this dish is totally a personal choice. Though, you must know that adding cheese to it will turn it creamier but will also add some unnecessary calories and desirable protein and calcium to it.
The only work that you have to do for this preparation extensively is to get the vegetables ready by chopping them finely. Since all the cooked vegetables added to this dish eventually have to be blended to a fine paste, you need not bother about cutting them too evenly. But yes, the vegetables should be cut into a smaller size to cook them fast and evenly. This website enlists some of the most incredible and most effective vegetable choppers available. You will also get to know more about each of those gadgets through genuine and detailed product reviews. Isn’t it a great guiding material to help you with your next product purchase?
Another great thing about this soup is that you do not have to prepare it fresh each time. You can simply cook it once and then store it in a sealable container. Just reheat it and add some fresh herbs as a garnish to enjoy this flavorful soup.
Now that we have further simplified your cooking, this soup should be a child’s job for you. Read on to know how you can prepare this truly amazing soup dish without getting hassled or compromising on the taste and texture of the dish.”