Autumn Corn Chowder

Autumn Corn Chowder

When it's soup season nothing tastes better than Autumn Corn Chowder with bacon and fresh vegetables. Enjoy this creamy thick soup.
  • 25 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 10 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 8 People

    Serves

  • 2 slices reduced sodium bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped leek, white parts only
  • 10 ounces (300 g) peeled butternut squash, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 cups (500 mL) fresh corn or thawed, frozen corn
  • 8 cups (2 L) water
  • 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Reduced Sodium Chicken
  • 1 sachet Knorr® Sidekicks® Harvest Chicken Rice & Vermicelli Side Dish

  1. Cook bacon in large saucepot until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove bacon from saucepot. Set aside and reserve drippings.

  2. Cook leek, squash, celery and corn in reserved drippings over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Add water and bring to boil then reduce heat to medium low and cook 10 minutes. Remove 2 cups of broth and vegetables and set aside.

  3. Stir in Knorr® Homestyle Stock Reduced Sodium Chicken and Knorr® Sidekicks® Harvest Chicken Rice & Vermicelli Side Dish. Cover and cook 7 minutes or until rice is tender.

  4. Meanwhile, process reserved 2 cups broth and vegetables in blender until smooth; stir into saucepot and cook until heated through.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 150.0
Calcium (g) 4.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 26.0 g
Fat (g) 4.0 g
Fiber (g) 2.0 g
Iron (g) 6.0 %
Protein (g) 4.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 1.5 g
Sodium (g) 470.0 mg
Sugar (g) 4.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

TIP: Nothing beats fresh vegetables - but frozen or canned vegetables save time and can be just as nutritious. Look for no added sugar, fat or salt varieties.\nEach serving of this chowder is low in fat and provides 1½ servings of vegetables. *See Nutrition Information for sodium content.

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