Super Quick Corn Chowder

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Super Quick Corn Chowder

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 6 slices bacon - cut in small pieces
  • 1 cup finely diced onion
  • 1/2 cup finely diced red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3 to 4 cups fresh corn of the cob or frozen corn
  • 1 can (10.75 ounces) cream of celery soup
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 3 cups frozen southern style cubed hash brown potatoes - slightly thawed
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 few tablespoons fresh chives or scallions - optional


  • Cook bacon in a large soup pan skillet until crisp.
  • Remove bacon with slotted spoon and use paper towels to soak up grease.
  • Drain all but 2 to 3 tablespoons of bacon drippings.
  • Add onion to bacon drippings and sauté for a few minutes.
  • Add red pepper and cook another minute or two.
  • Add flour and cook a minute or two stirring often.
  • Add stock and bring to a boil, whisking often until it starts to thicken a bit.
  • Stir in cream of celery soup, potatoes and corn and simmer for another couple minutes, stirring often.
  • Add heavy cream and bacon and heat to warm.
  • Season with a little salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve with chopped chives or scallions on top if you like.


Calories: 839kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 1059mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2310IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 3mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. Excellent soup I make it alot and everyone loves it.

    Do you have a good recipe for potatoe soup, would love to see one

  2. Threw this together the other day, and it turned out fantastic! Even better the next day.

  3. Hi Sandy. I used heavy cream. -Amy

  4. Need to know if you used half and half or heavy whipping cream for this recipe