Cooking at Home - Cheese and Corn Chowder

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Published Saturday, January 2, 2021


PICT RECIPE Cheese And Corn Chowder - USDA
Cheese And Corn Chowder. Courtesy USDA

Makes:6 servings

This is a hearty vegetarian soup for a filling and healthy meal on a chilly night. If you have leftovers that have been properly handled, you can add ham, chicken, or other meat for more protein.


  • 2 cups potatoes (diced)
  • 1 cup carrot (sliced)
  • 1 cup celery (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can cream-style corn
  • 1 1/2 cups milk, non-fat
  • 1/2 cup cheddar or American cheese (shredded)


  1. Combine potatoes, carrots, celery, onion and seasonings in pan. Add 1 cup water. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  2. Add corn and pepper. Cook 5 more minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
  3. Add milk and cheese. Stir until cheese melts and chowder is heated through. Do not boil.
  4. Serve hot.


Ham, Cheese and Corn Chowder: Add 1/2 cup cubed cooked ham.

Source: Montana State University Extension Service, Montana Extension Nutrition Education Program Website Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: Servings Per Container 6



Total Calories


Total Fat

4 g

Saturated Fat

2 g


11 mg


118 mg


28 g

Dietary Fiber

3 g

Total Sugars

8 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


7 g

Vitamin D

1 mcg


168 mg


1 mg


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