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Sausage Chowder

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 45 min.

Makes

4 servings

Kay Nichols Wellsburg, West Virginia Warm your body and spirit with this comforting chowder. I love sausage and sweet corn, so I put them together, and voila! This is a great soup to serve on a chilly day, along with piping hot homemade biscuits.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound bulk sage-flavored sausage or sausage of your choice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 medium red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook the sausage, onion and celery over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in the water, potatoes and bouillon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Add corn; simmer 10 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir into the sausage mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 401 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 764mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.

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