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Cheesy Broccoli Corn Chowder

A hearty chowder packed with lots of veggies perfect for any dinner or lunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Stephanie

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2-2 1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels rinsed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup half & half
  • 6 ounces cheddar cheese shredded
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Melt butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and salt & pepper to taste.
  • Cook 1-2 minutes until translucent.
  • Add vegetable broth, broccoli florets, corn, bay leaf, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  • Cook about 20 minutes over medium heat.
  • Mix cornstarch with half & half and pour slowly into chowder. Cook another 10 minutes until chowder starts to slightly thicken. Remove bay leaf. Add cheddar cheese and cook until melted through.
  • Taste for salt & pepper

Notes

optional- top with red chili pepper flakes and extra broccoli florets