For those surviving without ovens.

As an expat from the States, it can be difficult having loved and lost your oven... but there's a plethora of recipes to meet your tastebuds' needs using stovetop, crockpot, and even microwaving methods! This blog will provide recipes spanning from sidedishes to desserts, funky to traditional, and a few things in between. Enjoy!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Cheddar,Corn & Potato Chowder

Serves 4
Ingredients with an asterisk (*) are available in the Whole Foods Market Family of Brands.

3 tablespoons butter*
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 tablespoon flour*
32 ounces vegetable broth*
2 1/2 cup diced Yukon Gold potatoes (about 4 large)
2 cups frozen yellow corn*
2/3 cup milk*
1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese*
Salt and pepper to taste
Pinch of cayenne pepper (garnish)
Chopped parsley (garnish)

In a large saucepan over medium high heat, melt butter and sauté onion about 5 minutes, until tender. Mix in flour, coating the onion. Add broth and bring to a boil, whisking constantly until smooth. Reduce heat, add potatoes and simmer 20 minutes until tender. Slightly mash potatoes in soup, then stir in corn and milk. Cook another 5 minutes, remove from heat and stir in cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish, if desired.

Freeze leftovers for quick and easy meals! :)
(recipe courtesy of

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