Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Fall Recipe: Slow Cooker Corn and Sausage Chowder

Craving something warm on this chilly fall afternoon? Try out this healthy, easy-to-make corn and sausage chowder recipe:

Slow Cooker Corn and Sausage Chowder

1 pound of chicken or turkey sausage
1 onion, chopped
1 (16 oz) package of frozen corn
3 red skinned or new potatoes, chopped (you don't need to peel these types of potatoes)
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups milk (I used 1% or 2%)
Salt and Pepper

In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown up your sausage until it's cooked through and crumbly.

In your slow cooker, layer your cooked sausage, onion, corn, potatoes and stock.  Cover and cook on low 6 to 8 hours or on high 3 hours.

Right before you're ready to serve your soup, stir in your milk and let it sit about 5 minutes or so.

Ladle soup into bowls and enjoy!

Amber Massey, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

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