OH MY Goodness is this Instant Pot potato corn chowder amazing! I have been experimenting with new appliance of mine since I got it just before Christmas and it has changed my world! We eat together more often now because everything cooks SO much faster, and I feel like we eat a bit healthier too because I can cook with fresh veggies and it takes no time at all. We’ve made soups, chili, popcorn, and now this chowder in it and I think this is one of our favorite Instant Pot recipes thus far. Stay tuned for more and more each week too. 😉 (affiliate links present)
Amazing right…and made with fresh vegetables! Yes, like real fresh corn on the cob so it has a nice crispness to it even after it’s cooked which adds to this Instant Pot soups texture. From start to finish in the pot it takes about 15 minutes, and adding in the prep you’re looking at a quick 25 minutes from start to finish…just enough time to throw some rolls in the oven and everything is done at once! It’s so good! If you don’t have an Instant Pot this is the one I have and am absolutely obsessed with. Here’s how you make it.
Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder
- 6 medium red potatoes, diced
- 4 ears of corn, removed from cob
- 1/4 onion, diced
- 3 c. vegetable broth (can use water but this is better)
- 3/4 c. cheddar cheese
- 3 c. half and half
- 2 tbsp. corn starch (a bit more depending on how thick you want it)
- 3 tbsp. butter
- Pinch of salt
- Dice all your veggies. Put IP on saute and add butter until melted. Add diced onions and cook until soft. Add vegetable broth, diced potatoes, and corn removed from the cob. Can add inch of salt now. Put IP on manual high, close lid and steam valve, and set to 10 minutes. When done carefully release steam valve and then lid when steam is gone. Add a bit of water to your cornstarch in a cup to use as a thickener. Add to pot and stir. Put IP on saute to allow mixture to boil. Add half and half and cheese slowly, stir and serve when it has thickened a bit.
It really is an easy process and I love that I can use fresh produce to create it. I also love that you could easily add in bits of leftover ham, bacon, or diced celery as well if you desired. It is a great comfort food that can be adjusted to your liking, but just as is it tastes amazing too. The best potato corn chowder I have ever made.
Here’s a quick rundown showing how we make it:
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