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Creamy Fresh Corn Chowder

Creamy Fresh Corn ChowderA delicious cream soup made with niblets of fresh corn, chopped onion, diced potatoes and bits of smoked ham.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 ears fresh Supersweet corn
3 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup chopped onion
3 cups milk
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups diced peeled potatoes
3/4 cup diced ham
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut kernels from cobs by holding each ear upright on the wide end and using a sharp knife; reserve kernels and the cobs.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in onion; cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, thoroughly combine milk with flour. Stir into saucepan; add potatoes, ham and reserved corn cobs. Cook, covered over very low heat, until soup is thickened slightly and potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove and discard cobs; add reserved corn kernels, salt and pepper; simmer until hot, about 5 minutes. Serve.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Fresh Supersweet Corn.