Slow Cooker Corn Chowder Warms The Soul

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder Warms The Soul

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder warms the soul as the weather turns cooler.

 

Soup is one of the dishes that make the world a better place. This slow cooker corn chowder is a good candidate for world harmony. It warms the soul as the weather starts to turn cooler. And as we busy ourselves with fall activities, the slow cooker recipe makes dinner healthy and easy for us. Corn chowder is a hearty vegetarian meal.

The recipe is easy and straightforward. Red potatoes, frozen corn, vegetable broth, spices, unsalted butter, and heavy cream. Most items are already in your pantry or freezer. I use red potatoes and heavy cream, but that is what I had on hand when I decided to make the recipe. Regular potatoes and any milk, but skim would work in this recipe. Key to the potatoes is to have them diced small so they will cook. Once you dice the potatoes (and perhaps your grocery store has diced potatoes), this is a dump and go slow cooker meal. A kind of slow cooker meal I like.

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder Recipe

 

Ingredients

 

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder Ingredients

 

  • 1-2 pounds red potatoes diced small
  • 1 16-oz package of frozen corn
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme heaping
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano heaping
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder heaping
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder heaping
  • 1-2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • Generous turns of the pepper grinder
  • 2-3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Preparation

 

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder Preparation

 

  • Dice potatoes quite small.
  • Put potatoes and frozen corn in slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle in flour and tossing to coat.
  • Stir in vegetable broth, thyme, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Cove and cook on low heat between 6-8 hours.
  • Stir in butter and heavy cream.
  • Heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Test for seasoning adding more salt or pepper as needed.
  • Serve.

Serves 6-8

Enjoy!

slow cooker potato corn chowder

Spicy Sausage Tortellini Soup

Spicy Sausage Tortellini Soup

As the weather turns cooler and grayer, soup becomes more and more on the menu of the Van den Hurk house. I adore soup.

A favorite soup recipe of mine will heat up the cockles of your heart or at least clear your nose: spicy sausage tortellini soup. Super quick and easy:

– Package of hot Italian sausage (castings off) – you can use pork or turkey
– 2 cups water
– Package of tortellini – you can use ravioli or gnocchi.
– 14-oz can of beef broth – you can use chicken or veg broths.
– 14.5-oz can of Italian-style stewed tomatoes – undrained
– Grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Cook sausage in large  Dutch oven and cook until browned.

And then add everything else except for the cheese. Bring to a boil then simmer until tortellini floats to the top.

Ladle soup into bowls then add the cheese.

And there’s a quick, filling meal.

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