Hearty Corn Chowder

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Ironically, the most often requested foods in my home are the least fancy. The nice thing about that is they usually take little time to prepare. The bad thing about that is it usually isn’t very picturesque… Honestly though, this chowder always makes it on the list of my children’s favorite foods. That must be saying something! I hope you and your loved ones will enjoy this soup as much as we do.

*Update: (5/9/19) My 10-year-old daughter made this soup 100% alone and it tasted amazing. Just a humble brag. That’s all.

Hearty Corn Chowder

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Megan


  • 6 Cups Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Chicken Soup Base
  • 3 Celery Stalks chopped
  • 2 large Carrots chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Onion chopped
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • 3 Cups Potatoes chopped
  • 2 Cups Corn Kernels frozen
  • 15 oz. Creamed Corn
  • 1 1/2 Cups Half and Half
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper


  • Bring water and chicken soup base to boil.
  • Add all chopped vegetables to the chicken broth and boil until potatoes are tender.
  • Add the frozen corn and creamed corn and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until the frozen corn is warmed through.
  • Slowly stir in the half and half.
  • Season with salt and pepper and let cool for about 5 minutes before eating.


I have made this with plain, unsweetened almond milk before, and it was not bad! I have also used 2% and whole milk and it was great. The creamiest and tastiest way is using half and half.

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