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Mexican Street Corn Chowder

This addictive and flavorful Mexican Street Corn Chowder is a naturally vegan, gluten free, and mouthwatering must make. Easy to prepare, it combines cheesy flavors with Mexican spices in one single pot.

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I bet you know my enthusiasm for Mexican Street Corn. I love the simplicity of preparation and the amazing taste. Not to forget about how versatile it is.

Think about a big plate of my Mexican Street Corn Potato Casserole or a bowl of my Mexican Street Corn Potato Salad.

So it will not surprise you when I tell you to get excited. Say hello to this Mexican Street Corn Chowder. Better be prepared to eat the entire pot.

It is fresh, made for company (not sure if you wanna share), so good, rich and creamy but totally dairy free, flavorful, satisfying, tasty, and so mouthwatering deliciously good.

One warning. It’s so addictive, once you try it, you can’t stop eating. Seriously, you want this chowder, for lunch, dinner, and as in-between snack.

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I would go so far and say I could even have this for breakfast.

I made the Mexican Street Corn Chowder 5 times in the last week and could never get enough of it. That means I can’t stop eating.

The secret is definitely the corn. Whether you grill or roast it, it’s up to you to decide. And of course the vegan cheese sauce!

No one would ever guess you can make it from just 3 ingredients: vegetable broth, tahini and cashews. Blend until smooth in your blender. That’s all magic!

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How to make a Mexican Street Corn Chowder

Heat a bit oil, or vegetable broth for oil free cooking, in a casserole. Fry the onion and garlic for around 5 minutes, then add the grilled or roasted corn.

Cook for 5 more minutes, before you finally add vegan cheese sauce and vegetable broth. Season with salt and pepper and let simmer for 10 more minutes.  The chowder is ready to be served, enjoy.

Note: if you use the optional add ons, add the chopped bell pepper right on from the beginning to onions and garlic. If you use the further optional add ons like nutritional yeast add this with the vegan cheese sauce and broth, lime juice, and cumin at the end.

You may have noticed I don’t use any starch or thickener here. Simply because there is no need for it. The chowder will naturally thicken by itself.

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How to make Mexican Street Corn

That is a question that often pops up. There are different methods to make Mexican Street Corn, so you can find the most delicious and best for you.

You can decide if you want to grill or roast your corn. First thing to do before starting anything is always to choose fresh corn for your methods. No canned or other.

You can start your grilling adventure with putting the corn husk directly on top of hot coals. But have a watchful eye on this. Turn around the corn from time to time. It won’t take longer than 15 minutes.

Mexican Street Corn Chowder #vegan #glutenfree #contentednesscooking

Another great method is wrap the corn cobs in a aluminum foil.

You can use a dash of oil for brushing the corn before you do this. Again, it will take about 15 minutes on hot coals as well.

Next and last: you can grill it naked. Just place it over a really hot fire, turn fast. It will take no longer than 10 minutes.

Mexican Street Corn Chowder #vegan #glutenfree #contentednesscooking

If you give this Mexican Street Corn Chowder a try, show me your remakes on Instagram or Facebook.

Enjoy, Florian.

Mexican Street Corn Chowder #vegan #glutenfree #contentednesscooking

Mexican Street Corn Chowder

Yield: 4

This addictive and flavorful Mexican Street Corn Chowder is a naturally vegan, gluten free, and mouthwatering must make. Easy to prepare, it combines cheesy flavors with Mexican spices in a single pot.

Ingredients

  • 3 corn corn cobs, peeled and roasted or grilled
  • 2.5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/3 cup onions, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled chopped
  • 1 batch Vegan Cheese Sauce, prepared
  • salt, pepper to taste

Optional add-ons:

  • 1/2 cup chopped bell peppers
  • lime juice
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 3 tsp cumin

Instructions

  1. Heat a bit oil, or vegetable broth for oil free cooking, in a casserole. Fry the onion and garlic for around 5 minutes, then add the grilled or roasted corn.
  2. Cook for 5 more minutes, before you finally add vegan cheese sauce and vegetable broth. Season with salt and pepper and let simmer for 10 more minutes.  The chowder is ready to be served, enjoy.

Notes

Note: if you use the optional add ons, add the chopped bell pepper right on from the beginning to onions and garlic. If you use the further optional add ons like nutritional yeast add this with the vegan cheese sauce and broth, lime juice, and cumin at the end.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 278Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 513mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 3gSugar: 9gProtein: 9g
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Kristen

Thursday 10th of May 2018

This was amazing! My entire family (including picky kids) gobbled this up! This is definitely going into the regular dinner night rotation.

Florian

Thursday 10th of May 2018

Thanks so much for your fantastic feedback, Kirsten! Glad it was such a big hit with your family!

Thera

Sunday 18th of February 2018

Thanks, good to know! The whole family gobbled this up.

Florian

Sunday 18th of February 2018

Glad it was such a big hit with your family! Thanks, Thera!

Thera

Saturday 17th of February 2018

It seems like you also blended the chowder -- is that right?

Florian

Saturday 17th of February 2018

Hi Thera! The vegan cheese sauce is blended, not the chowder!

Julia Norcross

Wednesday 17th of January 2018

HI, what can I use in place of cashews? I have a sensitivity to them.

Florian

Wednesday 17th of January 2018

Hi Julia! Try almonds or pine nuts!