Oma's Easy Corn Chowder

This easy corn chowder is one of the ultimate comfort foods. Why? So soothing. So creamy. So delicious. So EASY! Try this when you're in a hurry and need delicious. 

Not German, but with all that creaminess, it sure could be :)

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Total Time

15 minutes

Servings:

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ onion, diced
  • ½ red pepper, diced (optional)
  • ¼ cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1½ cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups milk (whole) or 10% cream
  • 2 cups frozen corn kernels (or canned)
  • salt, pepper
  • chives to garnish

Instructions:

  1. Heat butter in saucepan. Add onions and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add red peppers, if using, and continue to cook for another 2 minutes. 
  2. Stir in flour and cook for several minutes.
  3. Whisk in broth and milk and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring, until thickened.
  4. Add corn. Heat for a few minutes. 
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Serve, garnished with chopped chives.

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