Soups

CORN AND POTATO CHOWDER WITH GARLIC AND HERB CROUTONS

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Hearty corn and potato chowder with garlic and herb croutons makes a warming dinner. It is actually a creamy, chunky soup and has the sweet taste of corn. It is a bit different from a soup which has a smoother consistency, and these divine garlic and herb croutons add a wonderful crunch to the chowder.

FOR THE CHOWDER
1 medium onion chopped
1 peeled and cubed potato
2 sticks of celery chopped
1 small green pepper
30ml / 2 tbsp oil
2tbsp / 25g butter or margarine
600ml / 2½ cups water or stock
salt and pepper to taste
300 ml / 1¼ cups milk
200g canned cannellini or butter beans
300g frozen, fresh or canned corn
Grated cheddar cheese to serve
FOR THE GARLIC AND HERB CROUTONS
¼ loaf of bread cut into 3cm / 2 inch cubes
30 ml / 2 Tablespoons olive oil
30 g margarine
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
½ teaspoon crushed dried chilli flakes
FOR THE CHOWDER Heat the oil and butter in a heavy based pot and add the chopped onion, potato, celery, pepper and crushed garlic Fry for about 2 minutes and then reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for...
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Nutritions

Calories
880

Sodium
1368mg
57% DV

Fat
48g
74% DV

Protein
13g
27% DV

Carbs
86g
29% DV

Fiber
14g
56% DV

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