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Creamy Corn Chowder with Basil

Creamy Corn Chowder with Basil
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    6
    servings

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

Instructions

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.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

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

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