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Need a new comfort meal? This Potato Leek and Corn Chowder recipe is the perfect Fall recipe!
Autumn is officially here for us. The leaves are changing (and falling), the temperatures are dropping, and the shorts have been packed away for the year. Our kitchen has also transformed, making room for delicious root vegetables and squash over fruit. I know a loaf of homemade bread will be in our near future, too.
This is my favorite time of the year for these reasons and so many more, but Autumn is especially perfect for getting outdoors. We love to squeeze in as much time as we can before the snow falls (which, if it’s anything like last year, could be within a few weeks!) Hikes, picnics, and even a last hoorah with our fire pit.
And the recipe I have today is perfect for all of that! This Potato Leek and Corn Chowder just screams comfort food for me and that’s exactly what I want as the weather gets cooler. Plus, with the Stanley Crock (shown in the photo above) – you can take it along with you for a hot meal during your next picnic or after your next hike!
- 2 pounds potatoes we used russet and red
- 2 cups leek 1 large leek
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 cup diced red onions
- 2 cups corn
- 2 cups skim milk
- 3 tbls all purpose flour
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 12 oz Canadian bacon
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- Melt the butter in a large stockpot over medium-high heat.
- Sauté the onion, leek, & carrot until tender (approximately 5-7 mins.)
- Whisk together flour & milk. Slowly pour into the stockpot.
- Add remainder of ingredients and bring to a boil.
- Reduce the heat and simmer 20 mins
This soup is a must-have every Autumn for us and especially now that we can take it to go! Stanley makes cooler weather bearable with their Stanley Crock and Stanley Growler that are perfect for bringing your favorite beverage and hot meal with you on your next adventure:
Stanley Crock | Keep your food hot for up to 12 hours or cold for up to 16 hours. It’s leak proof, foam insulated lid latches down tight to prevent spills and hangs on the body while serving.
Stanley Growler | It’s vacuum insulated body and foam insulated lid keeps beer cold for up to 24 hours. The heavy duty handle is easy to carry and pours smooth with one hand.
Stanley Tumblers | These tumblers stack infinitely to save space when packing or storing and have neoprene sleeves keeps hands comfortable and sweat-free. They keep drinks cold or hot 30 minutes or iced up to 3 hours.
Everything is stainless steal so it won’t rust and is naturally BPA free. Want to see even more about these awesome containers? Head over to Stanley and check out all of their top quality outdoor gear.
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