A combination of frozen corn, cornmeal, and corn nuts add an interesting texture to the pleasantly flavored soup.
Total Time:20 min
1 cup loose-pack frozen whole kernel corn
1/4 cup chopped green or sweet red pepper
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoon chopped onion
1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 cup milk
2 tablespoon yellow cornmeal
1/4 cup chopped sliced dried beef or fully cooked ham
2 tablespoon corn nuts or coarsely broken corn chips (optional)
1. In a medium saucepan stir together the frozen corn, green or sweet red pepper, water, onion, bouillon granules, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until the corn is tender. Do not drain.
2. In a small mixing bowl stir together the milk and cornmeal. Stir into saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir in the dried beef or ham. Heat through.
3. To serve, ladle chowder into individual bowls. If desired, garnish with corn nuts or chips. Makes 2 side-dish servings.
Menu Idea: With this full-flavored soup, serve pork or chicken sandwiches, and chocolate chunk cookies
-from MSN Lifestyle