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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.5
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 63.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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Corn Chowder


Corn Chowder

Introduction

Using low-fat milk instead of cream lowers the saturated fat content in this hearty summer soup. Using low-fat milk instead of cream lowers the saturated fat content in this hearty summer soup.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients



    • 1 tablespoon olive oil


    • 2 tablespoons finely diced celery


    • 2 tablespoons finely diced onion


    • 2 tablespoons finely diced green pepper


    • 1 package frozen whole kernel corn (10 oz.)


    • 1 cup peeled, diced, 1/2" raw potatoes


    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


    • 1 cup water


    • 1/4 teaspoon salt


    • black pepper to taste


    • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


    • 2 tablespoons flour


    • 2 cups low-fat (1%) or skim milk


    • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced



Directions

1. Heat oil in medium saucepan.



2. Add celery, onion, and green pepper and saute for 2 minutes.



3. Add corn, potatoes, water, salt, pepper, and paprika. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium; and cook, covered, about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.



4. Place 1/2 cup milk in a jar with tight fitting lid. Add flour and shake vigorously.



5. Add gradually to cooked vegetables and add remaining milk.



6. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Serve garnished with chopped fresh parsley.



Yield: 4 servings--Serving Size: 1 cup






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  • 64 of 66 people found this review helpful
    If you want a creamier soup without adding calories, put a portion in the blender. I always do that when making corn or potato soup to get a rich texture without cream. - 9/29/09

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  • Very Good
    58 of 60 people found this review helpful
    My family and I really enjoyed this recipe. I substituted low fat chicken broth for the water and added a very small amount of lean back bacon to make it a bit more hardy. We all really enjoyed it!! - 8/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    43 of 47 people found this review helpful
    Try adding a little corn meal to thicken. Mix corn meal with a little water before adding to chowder. - 10/15/08

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  • Very Good
    34 of 35 people found this review helpful
    I would definitely do the chicken broth instead of water because although it was good, it lacked a bit of the salty flavor. - 11/23/07

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  • Incredible!
    30 of 32 people found this review helpful
    I LOVED THIS! I fixed the blandness by using 1/2 - 3/4 tsp. of salt. That's all it needed. Phenomenal!
    - 12/31/08

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  • Very Good
    29 of 36 people found this review helpful
    I fried up some chopped bacon then added vegies and sauted them before adding liquid, few chilli flakes and cumin. I also use frozen corn and cream of corn instead of flour to thicken soup. - 4/18/09

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  • Very Good
    26 of 26 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! I added way more vegis than the recipe called for (I heart onions and celery) and it turned out delicious. It didn't thicken up for me, even after I boiled the bageesus out of it, but its tastey :) - 2/25/09

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  • Very Good
    25 of 30 people found this review helpful
    I used chicken stock instead of water, added carrots, and used skim milk. I think you could get away with using dried parsley as well. It was a hit with my vegetarian son! - 10/18/07

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  • Incredible!
    22 of 25 people found this review helpful
    I read the reviews and did some of the additions, evap.skim milk, chichen broth, a little chipolti powde and lump crab. It was great and filling. I look forward to the leftovers for lunch tommorrow.
    - 8/2/09

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  • Very Good
    22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    Great! Definitely slightly thin, so I may thicken it more...and adding a bit of meat (ham, turkey bacon) would give it a kick. Tasty! - 10/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    This was excellent. I didn't add the pepper instead I used more celery and potato. My whole family really enjoyed it. A bonus - it's not only delicious but quick! Thanks for sharing. - 11/2/07

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  • Incredible!
    22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    YUMMY!!! My kids really liked this, I used the fat free half and half instead of milk. And I did not add the green pepper. Mine thickened up just fine. I did add extra salt and pepper and dried parsley for added flavor. Will definitely make this again!!! Thank you for a great low fat soup! - 10/23/07

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  • Incredible!
    21 of 23 people found this review helpful
    This is a wonderful recipe and very easy. I modified it by increasing the ingredients so it can feed my family. I also added garlic and green onions and shrimp to make it a Shrimp and Corn Chowder. I also used low sodium/low fat chicken broth instead of water. Delicious!!! - 10/15/07

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  • Very Good
    18 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Nice. My husband liked it. Did need extra spices and if you add a little extra vegetables and less milk this recipe will come out thick enough. Peace - 1/2/09

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  • Very Good
    17 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I used fresh corn cut off the cob, extra celery and onions and I thickened it with a little instant mashed potato instead of flour. It was great! - 9/29/09

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  • Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I really loved this recipe just as it is. It is definitely a keeper. - 11/16/08

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  • Very Good
    13 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Next time I make this I'm going to use chicken broth instead of water.Very quick and easy.Tastes good too. - 9/29/09

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  • Very Good
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Very good! I added a bit of garlic powder. Thanks for sharing! - 10/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely fantastic! It took very little time to make, with simple, wholesome ingredients. My family loved it (requested we serve it in a bread boule next time). I omitted the green pepper, added chopped garlic and totally forgot I had no paprika, used the fat free cream and it turned out perfect. - 10/25/07

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I made this following the recipe exactly. Very very good! It was a little thin, so I thickened it with a little cornstarch and water and let it boil longer as I stirred.
    Very good! - 10/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 14 people found this review helpful
    My family loved this! My daughter had seconds and my son didn't even complain (he almost always doesn't like good food.) I ended up having to add just a tid bit more flour to get it to thicken. - 11/1/08

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  • 12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    i love it and i can put othe items in it like diced ham etc. cumin makes a wonderful addition - 10/15/08

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  • Very Good
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I really like the taste of this soup and have made it a couple times. The only problem that I have with it is that it is quite thin. You may want to add less milk/water to make it thicker. - 3/7/07

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I made this several weeks ago, and again last week. My family really enjoed it. I added three cubed chicken breasts to the recipe to make it more hearty. It is a recipe that my family requests often! - 10/11/09

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  • Bad
    10 of 24 people found this review helpful
    We didn't care for this and I ended up throwing it out. It would be better with out the green pepper. - 8/12/08

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