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Creamy Corn Chowder with Basil

Level
Easy
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
30 minutes
Servings
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.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) loose-pack frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed, divided (about 6 cups)
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Cubes
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
MAKE IT
Step 1
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.
Step 2
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.
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