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Corn Chowder with Basil Recipe

Looking for an easy Corn Chowder with Basil recipe? Learn how to make Corn Chowder with Basil using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by soaraway

Makes 10 servings



Use only the GREENS of the scallions

Recipe Ingredients for Corn Chowder with Basil

7 ears fresh corn
9 cups water
19 oz silken tofu
2/3 cup basil leaves
1 cup thinly sliced scallions

Recipe Directions for Corn Chowder with Basil

  1. Shuck corn and, working over a 6-to-8 quart kettle, cut off kernels, reserving cobs.

  2. In kettle simmer corn, cobs, water, and salt and pepper to taste, uncovered, until corn is tender, 10 to 20 minutes.

  3. Carefully pour off liquid from tofu.

  4. Discard cobs and transfer half of corn mixture to a bowl.

  5. In a blender in batches purée tofu with corn mixture from bowl until smooth, transferring to kettle.

  6. Finely chop basil and stir into chowder with scallions and salt to taste.

  7. Heat chowder over moderate heat, stirring, until heated through.

Categories

Vegetables, Soup, American-Southwestern, Vegetarian, Kosher

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 329.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
81
Calories from Fat
19
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.1g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
35mg
1%
Potassium
277mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
11.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
5.6g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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