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Sweet Corn Chowder

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  Bacon salt 2 Ounce, coarsely chopped (Soup Pasta - 1 Cup)
  Reduced sodium bacon/Lean salt pork 2 Ounce, coarsely chopped
  Onions 2 Large, diced
  Carrots 2 Large, diced
  Celery stalks 2 , diced
  Potatoes 12 Ounce, peeled
  All purpose potatoes 12 Ounce, peeled and diced
  Chicken stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Corn kernels 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)
  1% low fat milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  1 % milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. ln a saucepan, add the chopped bacon or pork.
2. Cook over moderate heat for about 4 minutes, until the meat is crisp and the fat comes out.
3. With a slotted spoon, remove the bacon from the pan and keep aside for garnish. (In case of salt pork, discard.)
4. In the same pan with the fat, add the onions, carrots, and celery.
5. Saute the vegetables for about 5 minutes, until softened.
6. Add the potatoes with the chicken stock and bring the mixture to a boil.
7. Reduce the heat and simmer the soup, partially covered for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8. Now add the corn kernels and return the soup to a boil.
9. Simmer the soup, now uncovered, for about 5 minutes longer.
10. Remove the pan from the heat.
11. With a slotted spoon, take about 2 1/2 cups of the vegetables out and transfer them to a blender or food processor. Make a smooth puree.
12. Add the puree and milk to the saucepan. Return the pan to low heat and simmer for about 3 minutes.
13. Finally, season the soup with salt, pepper, and a pinch of cayenne pepper.

14. Garnish the soup with the bacon and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 580 Calories from Fat 115

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.3%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29.1 mg9.7%

Sodium 727.4 mg30.3%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.7 g58.8%

Sugars 19.4 g

Protein 26 g52.3%

Vitamin A 86.2% Vitamin C 59.5%

Calcium 18.6% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet Corn Chowder Recipe