Creamy Corn Chowder with Basil

Creamy Corn Chowder with Basil

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
30 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
6 servings

This quick Creamy Corn Chowder with Basil will be a favorite and includes a bit of red bell pepper and fresh rosemary as well as the basil in the title. Your family will love it.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 pkgs. (16 oz. each) loose-pack frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed, divided (about 6 cups)
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Cubes
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

Directions

HEAT oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Add 4 cups corn; cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add water and bouillon; cook, stirring frequently, for 15 minutes or until corn is very soft.

PLACE corn mixture in blender or food processor; blend until smooth. Return to saucepan. Stir in remaining corn, evaporated milk, bell pepper and rosemary. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 10 minutes or until chowder is thick and bell pepper is tender. Season with salt and ground black pepper, if desired. Garnish with basil.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/6 servings of recipe
  • Calories 240
  • Calories from Fat 70

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 7g 11%
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g 17%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 6%
  • Sodium 610mg 26%
  • Carbohydrates 39g 13%
  • Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 9g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 40%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 4%

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