10 Minute Corn Chowder - 2 Guiding Stars
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Corn chowder doesn’t need to be complicated to be comforting. You’ll find this simple recipe to be quick and perfect for a cozy winter night.

Tip: Adding raw potatoes would increase the cooking time substantially, but if you have leftover roasted or baked potatoes, you can cube them and toss them in.


  • 1 tsp. canola oil
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 cups skim milk
  • 4 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 tsp. mustard
  • ¼ tsp. thyme
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 cups corn
  • 4 Tbsp. shredded, reduced fat cheddar cheese


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Sauté the onion and garlic until golden (2 minutes).
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together milk, flour, mustard, thyme, and pepper in a small bowl and mix well.
  3. Slowly stir the milk mixture into the onions in the skillet then add the corn. Mix well until the mixture comes to a boil and thickens (3 minutes). Stir constantly.
  4. Serve hot, topped with cheddar cheese.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 180; Total Fat 2.5g (3% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (3% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 5mg (2% DV); Sodium 170mg (7% DV); Total Carbohydrate 31g (11% DV); Dietary Fiber 2g (7% DV); Total Sugars 12g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 11g; Vitamin D 10% DV; Calcium 20% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Vitamin B12 40% DV; Riboflavin 30% DV; Iodine 30% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/10-minute-corn-chowder/
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