Corn Chowder Recipes For Supper
1 cup chipotle chiles pepper in adobe sauce, chopped
1 ½ cup whole corn kernel, fresh or frozen
1 ½ cup chicken broth, low sodium
1 cup leeks, sliced thinly
½ cup red sweet pepper, roasted or green pepper, chopped
1 1/8 cup red potatoes, chopped finely
1 tablespoon all purpose flour
½ tablespoon olive oil, preferably extra virgin
½ teaspoon paprika
Salt to taste
- Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in sweet pepper or green pepper, leeks and cook until tender or for about 10 minutes.
- Add 1 ¼ cup reduced sodium chicken broth in the pan and boil the mixture. Stir in potatoes, corn kernels, paprika and chipotle peppers to the broth mixture and boil further. Reduce heat and cover the pan. Let the contents simmer on low heat for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
- Combine the remaining ¼ cup chicken broth along with all purpose in a screw top jar. Cover the jar and shake the mixture well to get a smooth thin paste. Stir in this paste in the potato mixture and cook the mixture until it is thick and bubbly, stir occasionally. Stir and cook for one minute more. Season with salt as per taste if desired. This recipe makes 2, one cup servings.
- Chipotle and corn chowder is a diabetes friendly recipe which provides about 362 calories, 6 gm total fat, 74 gm carbohydrates and 10 gm proteins per serving.
- This recipe is a very good source of dietary fiber as it provides about 12 gm fiber per serving.
- Chipotle and corn chowder can be considered a high sodium recipe as it provides about 535 mg sodium per serving. You can enjoy this recipe even if you are advised a low sodium diet by balancing the intake of other sodium rich foods suitably. Avoid seasoning the chowder with additional salt if you are on a sodium restricted diet. Instead you may season the chowder with lemon juice or any other fresh herb like mint, parsley, basil or sage.
- Use low sodium vegetable broth instead of low sodium chicken broth to make this recipe completely vegetarian.
- This recipe contains negligible amounts of cholesterol and saturated fats, so it can be easily included in your meals if you are on a low cholesterol diet.