Chipotle Corn Chowder Recipe


Chipotle Corn ChowderI just love a good chowder, but the calories tend to creep up on me. A great ways to add depth, body, and creaminess to my chowder without heavy cream? Hidden Valley Southwest Chipotle Dressing; it adds silkiness and a delicious kick to my bowl. This luscious soup is a family favorite and perfect for the fall when corn and avocados are both at the Farmer’s Market!

serves: 4


  • 5 ears of corn, shucked (will yield about 5 cups of kernels)
  • 1 cup reserved corn cooking liquid
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup Hidden Valley Ranch Farmhouse Originals Southwest Chipotle Dressing
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small tomato, finely diced


Step 1: Bring corn to a boil in a large pot of water.
Chipotle Corn Chowder - Step 1

Step 2: Cook for 8 minutes, reserve 1 cup of cooking liquid before draining the corn from the water.
Chipotle Corn Chowder - Step 2

Step 3: Allow corn to cool and then use a knife to remove the kernels from the cob.
Chipotle Corn Chowder - Step3

Step 4: In the bowl of a food processor, combine 4½ cups of corn, cooking liquid, milk, Hidden Valley Ranch Farmhouse Originals Southwest Chipotle Dressing, cilantro, scallions, salt and pepper.
Chipotle Corn Chowder - Step 4A Chipotle Corn Chowder - Step 4B

Step 5: Process until mixture is mostly smooth but still retains some texture (about 5 – 6 minutes).

Step 6: Pour mixture into a saucepan and heat oven medium flame until soup is hot.
Chipotle Corn Chowder - Step 6

Step 7: Pour soup into bowls and garnish with reserved corn kernels, chopped tomatoes and scallions. Enjoy!
Chipotle Corn Chowder Recipe

*This post was sponsored by Hidden Valley.