Organic Emily

Crock-Pot Chicken Corn Chowder

Crock-Pot Chicken Corn ChowderI love easy crock-pot meals!  This one is has nice texture, full body flavor and will feed up to 12 people.

Recipe

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 large onions, chopped

2 ribs celery, chopped

2 tablespoons flour

2 tsp dried thyme

8 cups organic chicken stock

6-8 Yukon gold or red potatoes, scrubbed and chopped into 1/2-inch cubes

1 (150z. can) White Northern Beans, drained

2 cups fresh or frozen corn

2 organic chicken breats

1 cup cream

2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Sea salt and fresh pepper to taste

In a saute pan melt 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil.  Add the onions, celery and thyme and saute until softened, about 10 minutes.  Add the flour and cook for 1 minute.  Add 1 cup broth and pour into crock-pot.  Add the  remaining broth, potatoes, beans, corn and chicken into the crock-pot.  Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-5 hours. Add the cream and cheese just before serving.  Check the seasonings and serve with salad and a hearty loaf of bread!

Emily Saddler

Emily is a Master Gardener, wife of a professional landscape contractor, Mom of 4 cute kids, Yoga instructor and very passionate advocate of organic home-grown food! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Suburban Farm Girl” where she shares gardening advice, delicious recipes made with fresh, organic ingredients and her escapades as the keeper of both backyard chickens and honeybees!

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