microwave-corn-chowderA deliciously quick corn chowder bursting with flavor!

1/2 cup chopped red or green bell pepper
1 small onion, chopped
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 garlic clove, pressed
2 (14 oz) cans chicken broth
1 (15 oz) can cream-style corn
2 medium potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

1. In a 2-quart microwaveable bowl, combine the bell pepper, onion, butter or margarine and garlic. Microwave on High for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender; stir.

2. Stir in the broth, corn, potatoes, salt and pepper; mix well. Cover loosely with plastic wrap. Microwave on High for 25 to 30 minutes or until the potatoes are tender, stirring once halfway through cooking process.

3. Stir in the whipping cream; microwave on High for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle individual servings with the parsley. Makes 8 servings.

Emily

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