Comfort food- Green chile potato chowder

Ok, so here’s a soup recipe before the weather gets too warm! I have made several variations of this soup using the same ingredients. Its fun to play around and experiment. Its a very quick and easy soup to serve with a good sandwich or salad.

Green Chile potato chowder
About 4 servings

Ingredients:

2 large potatoes
Roasted green Chile (i would use about 1/2 cup…just depends on how spicy the batch of chiles are)
1/2 an onion
2 cloves garlic
1 zucchini
1 cup of corn (thawed if frozen)
1 Tablespoon butter
2 Cups Chicken broth
1 cup milk  (more or less depending on the thickness)

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 Chop onion, garlic and potatoes.  Throw them in a pot with the butter. Let them brown on medium heat until the onions become tender.

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In a pan with a little butter, saute the corn and sliced zucchini. Season with salt and pepper. Sometimes i throw in some Cajun seasoning. Get creative! Let that cook about 5-7 minutes. Don’t let the zucchini get mushy!

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Now back to the pot:
Add the chicken stock, put the lid on and let that simmer for about 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

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Finely chop that green chile. Beware- some batches are extremely spicy. I like some spice, but i do not like the feeling of my mouth on fire. I usually take out all the seeds and then rinse the chile.

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Toss the chile into the pan with the corn and zucchini. You can just set this aside for now.

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Once this has cooked down it will look something like this.

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Poor all the contents of the pot into a blender. Blend until completely smooth. (i’m not sure why the corn is in the blender. Must have been one of my experiments)

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Combine everything in the pot. That means: the potato mixture, corn, zucchini, green chile and milk.
Let all that cook together for a few minutes. Taste and see if it needs salt or pepper.

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And there you have it! You can top it with toasted bread or bacon crumbles if you like. If it came out too spicy, try adding a dollop of sour cream.

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Try making this soup with a delicious stuffed sandwich.
Message me if you had a successful experiment!

Hope you enjoy!

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