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Recipe courtesy of Hillshire Farm

Corn Chowder with Smoked Sausage

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 8 first course servings or 6 main course servings
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Ingredients

1 (14-ounce) package Hillshire Farm(R) Hardwood Chicken Smoked Sausage

2 cups peeled and cubed red potatoes

1/4 cup canola oil

1 medium onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 cups low-fat milk, or 1-percent, or skim

1 (15.25-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Directions

  1. Cut the sausage into 1/2-inch cubes and set aside.
  2. Cover the potatoes with water in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook until tender; drain and reserve. 
  3. Meanwhile, heat 1/4 cup oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring 4 minutes, or until tender. Add the flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper; cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute. 
  4. Add the milk. Increase the heat to medium-high and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Add corn and sausage and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 10 minutes. 
  5. Stir in potatoes and heat through. Season with salt, and pepper, and stir in 1 tablespoon chopped parsley. 
  6. Serve hot in bowls and garnish each with remaining parsley.

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