Corn and Cheddar Chowder
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INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 6
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 large potato, peeled and
  • diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried sage
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (I used 1%)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh
  • chives
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar
  • cheese (**I used a very nice extra sharp white cheese, used a little less and could have cut back a little more easily to lighten up)
  • salt and pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. This soup was very unique, a very wonderful blend of seasonings that I never would have thought up, but I'm glad someone did. I would not change a thing in this recipe.
  2. Corn and Cheddar Chowder
  3. Yields: 6 servings
  4. INGREDIENTS:
  5. 3 tablespoons butter
  6. 1 onion, chopped
  7. 1 large potato, peeled and
  8. diced
  9. 1 bay leaf
  10. 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  11. 1/4 teaspoon dried sage
  12. 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  13. 2 cups chicken stock
  14. 1 1/2 cups milk (I used 1%)
  15. 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  16. 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  17. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh
  18. chives
  19. 1/4 cup dry white wine
  20. 2 cups shredded Cheddar
  21. cheese (**I used a very nice extra sharp white cheese, used a little less and could have cut back a little more easily to lighten up)
  22. salt and pepper to taste
  23. DIRECTIONS:
  24. 1. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, melt the butter and stir in the onion, potato, bay leaf, cumin, and sage. Saute about 5 minutes, until the onion is tender. Mix in the flour, coating the onion and potato. Pour in the chicken stock and milk. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly until smooth. Reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring frequently, until the potato is tender.
  25. 2. Mix the corn, parsley, chives, and wine into the saucepan, and cook about 5 minutes, until heated through. Remove the bay leaf, and stir in the Cheddar cheese until melted and blended. Season with salt and pepper.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This soup was very unique, a very wonderful blend of seasonings that I never would have thought up, but I'm glad someone did. I would not change a thing in this recipe.