Corn Chowder

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 LB sausage
  • 2 C raw potatoes (diced)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 3 C milk
  • 1 can whole kernel corn

STEP BY STEP

  1. Crumble and fry sausage in a heave skillet
  2. Remove and set aside on paper towel or newspaper
  3. Fry onions in sausage fat
  4. When onion is softened, add diced potatoes ad milk
  5. Cook 20 minutes
  6. Add 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper
  7. Add 1 can of corn
  8. Heat thoroughly
  9. Just before serving, add sausage back in

ALTERNATE RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 TBL butter
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only
  • 2 TBL all-purpose flour
  • 3 C canned vegetable stock
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • 1 Idaho potatoes, peeled and diced small
  • 3 ears corn
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 TBL chopped fresh parsley leaves

STEP BY STEP

  1. Heat the butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a soup pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, and thyme and cook until the vegetables are good and soft, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Dust the vegetables with flour and stir to coat everything well.
  4. Pour in the vegetable stock and bring to a boil.
  5. Add the cream and the potatoes, bring to a boil and boil hard for about 7 minutes, until the potatoes break down (this will help to thicken the soup and give it a good texture).
  6. Cut the corn kernels off the cob and add to the soup.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and simmer until the corn is soft, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Stir in the parsley and give it another little drink of olive oil.
  9. Ladle the soup into bowls and serve.

 

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