Chunky Corn Chowder

The smooth base of this chunky corn chowder is made in the Vitamix, followed by stovetop veggies to add a crisp, corn-off-the-cob texture.

Makes: 1.2 l (5 cups) Total Time: 30 Minutes Difficulty: Intermediate Ingredients:
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, room temperature
  • 120 g (¾ cup) onion
  • 520 g (18 ounces) small russet potatoes
  • 480 ml (2 cups) vegetable stock
  • 375 g (3 cups) corn
  • 120 ml (½ cup) milk
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 sprig parsley
  1. Heat a medium saucepan over medium low heat. Sauté onion in butter until soft, about 5 minutes. Add potatoes, stock, and 1 cup corn. Simmer with lid on until potatoes are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Place mixture and milk into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 7.
  5. Blend for 10 to 15 seconds.
  6. Return mixture to saucepan over low heat. Stir in remaining corn and season with salt and pepper. Serve garnished with fresh chopped parsley.