Quick Corn Chowder

This chowder is a tasty, filling soup.


6 servings


1 bacon strip, diced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (14.5 ounces) can chicken broth
2 cups water
2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
1 (15 ounces) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup milk, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
chopped fresh parsley, optional


In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towel to drain. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Add the broth, water and potatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Stir in the corn, 3/4 cup of milk, salt and pepper. Combine flour and remaining milk until smooth; gradually add to soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Garnish with bacon and parsley if desired.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 min

Nutritional Information

1 serving (1 cup) equals 228 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 520 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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