Thursday, November 09, 2006
Slow Cooking Thursday (Corn Chowder)

Time to participate again in the slow cooker recipe exchange that Sandra over at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom hosts each week. This one satisfies my craving for warm and hearty soup in the winter and fall months. It's a quick and easy recipe and quite yummy! :)

Corn Chowder

Ingredients:
  1. 2 cans (16 oz) whole kernel corn, drained
  2. 3 to 4 medium potatoes, chopped
  3. 1 onion, chopped
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. pepper to taste
  6. 2 cups chicken broth
  7. 2 cups whole milk or half-and-half
  8. 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  9. bacon bits

Preparation:

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.
  3. Puree in a blender or food processor, if desired, then return to pot.
  4. Stir in milk and butter; cover and cook on HIGH about 30 to 60 minutes longer.
  5. Garnish with bacon bits before serving. (optional)

Makes 6-8 servings.

Well, that's all for now. Please visit other Slow Cooker Thursday bloggers, starting with Sandra. Please leave me a comment if you've done one yourself so I can go check it out.

Thanks!


5:30 AM
20 comments


20 Comments:
At 11:46 PM, Blogger theresa said...

Yum-O! I just saved it in my recipe folder. Corn Chowder is one of my favorites but never tried to make it at home.

Have you ever had Mimi's Cafe? They have the best CC in the world.

Can't wait to try it...thanks for sharing!

 
At 12:48 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for this recipe - I'm going to make it for dinner!! Sounds like the perfect meal for a cold, rainy night.

 
At 4:50 AM, Blogger Eagles Wings said...

fYummy that sound so good..I'll have to give it a try...my son love everything corn! as you will see by my post today. :-)
Corn Pudding

 
At 6:22 AM, Anonymous Mike said...

Hmm. Garnishing the chowder with bacon bits seems fun.

Mike
http://somethingaboutparenting.typepad.com/

 
At 8:20 AM, Blogger Miranda said...

I love soups, so this recipe is going into my book!

I made your chocolate chip banana bread, and i turned out great!

 
At 8:59 AM, Anonymous gail said...

I love corn chowder! This looks good, thanks for sharing it.

 
At 9:11 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oooh, yummy! I love corn chowder, and this looks so good! :)

Hope you have a wonderful day!!!

 
At 10:06 AM, Blogger Susanne said...

This sounds awesome! Definitely going to give this a try!

 
At 10:57 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh man, lots of corn recipes today, I am in love :) Thanks for sharing this one, it's calling my name :)

Hugs,
Sandra

 
At 10:59 AM, Blogger Granny said...

I have made this many times but never thought to do it in the slow cooker! Yea! Also, regarding the food processor or blender: I blend HALF of it, making a wonderful creamy base but leaving half in chunks. It's great that way :-)

 
At 1:18 PM, Anonymous Tiany said...

This sounds like a keeper! :-) Thanks for stopping by and for the yummy recipe!
Have a blessed weekend!

 
At 3:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ok, I am not a BIG cook at all (as you are well aware) but this looks absolutely delicious and I'm going to have to give it a try!!

 
At 4:41 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't even like corn, but this sounds good! I'm going to try this soon :)

 
At 5:53 PM, Blogger Susie said...

I have never had corn chowder before, and this looks yummy.

 
At 6:08 PM, Blogger Kathleen Marie said...

This looks like some good soup! I love corn chowder, hubby likes Clam and potatoe...we must try this.

 
At 8:18 PM, Blogger Chris said...

Sounds super yummy! I am filing this recipe.

 
At 9:44 PM, Blogger Michelle said...

this sounds perfect for a winter meal! Not that it really feels like winter around here (80s today) but you know :)

 
At 9:48 PM, Blogger Pamela said...

Corn Chowder would hit the spot just about right! Love these kinds of recipes. Could live off of soups and chowders! :)

 
At 9:49 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I did make it tonight for dinner and it turned out so good!! Would you mind if I posted this recipe on my blog in a week or two?

Thank you again for sharing - have a great Friday!

 
At 8:54 PM, Anonymous No Reimer Reason said...

I made this recipe for my family this week and we loved it. I loved how simple and easy this was to put together! I have added this to my recipe file as a keeper. :)

 

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