Fall comfort food recipe: fresh corn and zucchini chowder

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Tood and Sheri Hall from Duerden’s joined Nicea in the kitchen with a recipe for fall comfort food.

Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder

  • 1 TBS butter
  • 2 strips bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups water or vegetable stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 ears of sweet fresh corn, cooked and removed from cob
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1 cup half &half
  • salt and pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley
  • dash of cayenne pepper

1. Melt butter over medium heat in a large stockpot. Add bacon and cook until brown.

2. Stir in onion, celery, carrots, garlic and thyme; cook until vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes.

3. Add potatoes, water and bay leaf and simmer for 10 minutes until potatoes are half way cooked.

4. Add zucchini and corn; season with salt and pepper to taste, and simmer until vegetables are tender.

5. Discard bay leaf and serve garnished with parsley and cayenne.

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