Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Summer #Fresh #Corn #and #Zucchini #Chowder

Creamy recent corn zucchini chowder loaded with seasonal corn and zucchini! This lightened up chowder is made with recent candy corn from the cob, no flour, and half and half.


Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder



Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder - the BEST wholesome chowder! At only 173 calories, NO flour, NO heavy cream
There shouldn't be any doubt we like soup in our household! I suppose it’s a Russian thing. I grew up consuming soup or borscht virtually each day, typically for lunch. Now, I’ve carried at the identical culture in my house.

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My children LOVE LOVE soups and I like it that they do! It offers me a threat to pack them up with all types of veggies with out listening to them fuss about it. So for us having soup yr spherical is fully normal, even within the summer season time!

Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder - the BEST wholesome chowder! At only 173 calories, NO flour, NO heavy cream
This recent candy corn and zucchini chowder is summer season in a bowl! Made with candy corn from the cob, zucchini, celery, carrots, onions, and potatoes. It’s a veggie packed soup this isn't only tasty but so nice for you.

Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder - the BEST wholesome chowder! At only 173 calories, NO flour, NO heavy cream
I took the concept of a regular corn chowder and loaded it up with extra veggies, cut out the flour completely, and rather of heavy cream, used half and half to lighten it up.

You get the identical scrumptious creamy taste, double the veggies, with a little bit of smokiness from the bacon BUT with out the loopy calories!

Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder - the BEST wholesome chowder! At only 173 calories, NO flour, NO heavy cream
Key to making thick and creamy chowder with out the introduced flour or heavy cream is puréeing a few of the chowder. I’ve used and talked about this method in a few of my favourite soups.

You simply take about NULL cups of cooked chowder and purée it till gentle in both a blender or meals processor, then stir the combination again into the chowder. I so so love utilizing this option to lighten up a few of my favourite soups!

Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder - the BEST wholesome chowder! At only 173 calories, NO flour, NO heavy cream

To serve, a sprinkle of recent chopped parsley and cayenne pepper is fully a must. Well, cayenne pepper may be very elective but SO recommended!

Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder - the BEST wholesome chowder! At only 173 calories, NO flour, NO heavy cream
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Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder - the BEST wholesome chowder! At only 173 calories, NO flour, NO heavy cream
Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder - the BEST wholesome chowder! At only 173 calories, NO flour, NO heavy cream |

SUMMER FRESH CORN AND ZUCCHINI CHOWDER

Author: Katya @ Little Broken  Prep Time: 15 mins  Cook Time: 40 mins  Total Time: 55 mins  Yield: 6-8 1x  Category: Main  Method: One-Pot  Cuisine: American
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Creamy chowder loaded with recent corn and zucchini is the finest summer season food! This lightened up chowder is made with recent corn from the cob, no flour, and half and half.

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INGREDIENTS



1 Tbsp. butter
2 strips bacon, chopped
1 cup chopped yellow onion, about 1/2 big onion
2 celery ribs, chopped (1/3 cup)
1 medium carrot, peeled + chopped (1/2 cup)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
2 medium (1 lb.) russet potatoes, peeled, diced into 1/2-inch cubes
4 cups water (or veggie stock)
1 bay leaf
4 ears of candy recent corn, husk + silk eliminated and kernels cut from cob (2 3/4 cup corn)
1 medium zucchini, diced into 1/2-inch cubes, (1 1/2 cups)
1 cup half and half
salt and recent flooring black pepper
chopped recent parsley, to garnish
cayenne pepper, to serve, optional
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INSTRUCTIONS


In a big heavy-duty backside stockpot or dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add bacon and prepare dinner till bacon renders its fats and starts to brown, about 3-4 minutes.

Add onion, celery, carrots, garlic, and thyme; prepare dinner till vegetables start to soften, stirring couple times, about 5 minutes.

Add potatoes, water, and bay leaf. Raise the warmth to medium excessive and deliver to a simmer, then decrease the warmth again to medium and simmer for 8-10 minutes or till the potatoes are midway cooked.

Add zucchini and corn; season with salt and pepper, to taste, and simmer for further 8-12 minutes or till the vegetables are totally tender.

Discard the bay leaf after which move 2 cups of chowder to a meals processor or blender; puree till smooth. Stir the combination again into the pot. Add half and half and prepare dinner simply till heated through. Taste for salt and pepper.

Serve garnished with recent chopped parsley and sprinkle of cayenne pepper, optional.source