10 Minutes Instant Pot Corn Chowder / Panera Summer Corn Chowder Recipe

How To Make Panera Style Summer Corn Chowder in the Instant Pot
Hello Foodies,
        When craving something simple and comforting, both adults and children will be pleased by this flavorful soothing bowl of corn chowder soup. This tasty soup is a healthier way to eat your veggies. 

It is a delicious combination of sweet corn, chunks of tender potatoes, healthy vegetables, and cheese.  Adding in some milk and cheese right before serving creates a luscious texture that all will enjoy. This chilled soup is perfect for even the most scorching days of the summer. Summer soups are an excellent option for a simple yet satisfying meal. You can also make a big batch on the weekend, and you've got lunch prepared for the workweek.

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         When the weather isn't at its best, and you're in the mood for cozy comfort food that's also a quick, easy dinner recipe, a bowl of soup is always a good option. So the next time you want something filling, whip up one of these easy healthy soup recipes that are both good and good for you. There are nutritious versions of all your favorite ingredients on this soup recipe. Mashing some of the corn kernels and potatoes create a creamy texture and also releases the natural corn starch for extra thickening and sweetness. 

Here are the reasons why corn chowder can make a delicious and nutritious meal for the kids as well as adults too:
  • Its vegetarian and easy way to include some additional veggies into their diet without them even knowing it's there.
  • Its best for picky eaters.
  • Nutritious, it's an easy way of ensuring your family gets plenty of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and protein in their diet in one easy bowl!
  • It helps to keep everyone hydrated in the colder months, as well as this chilled soup is perfect for even the most scorching days of the summer too. 

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Preparation Time: 10 Minutes; Cooking Time: 10 Minutes. 
Each bowl of corn chowder soup contains 252 Cal. 

  • Corn 1 ½ Cups
  • Green Bell Pepper ½ Cup, chopped 
  • Potato ½ Cup, peeled and chopped
  • Carrots ½ Cup, grated 
  • Onion 1 small, finely chopped 
  • Garlic 3 cloves, grated
  • Bay leaves 2
  • All-Purpose Flour 2 Tbsp 
  • Black Pepper 1 Tsp
  • Cumin Powder 1 Tsp 
  • Salt 1 Tsp 
  • Paprika ½ Tsp 
  • Half and half 1 Cup
  • Cheddar Cheese 1 Cup, Grated 
  • Butter 2 Tbsp 
  • Coriander leaves / Cilantro 2 Tbsp 
  • Water/Vegetable stock 3 Cups
  • Turn on the saute mode of the instant pot and heat butter. 
  • Add onion, garlic, bay leaves, and sauté for 2-3 minutes and turn off the saute mode of the instant pot. 
  • Add Apf and mix well. 
  • Now, add sweet corn, potato, green pepper, carrots, black pepper, salt, cumin powder, paprika, and water/vegetable stock and stir well(deglaze). 
  • Close the lid and place the vent on the sealing position. 
  • Cook on Manual Mode(Hi) for 5 minutes and then the quick release of the pressure and open the lid.
  • Using the masher, mash the cooked mixture and mix well. 
  • Turn on the saute mode of the instant pot and pour half and half, Cheddar cheese and mix well and cook for a minute or two. 
  • Add coriander leaves, and delightful corn chowder is ready to serve. 
  • Serve hot with Cheddar-Jalapeno Bread. Enjoy!!! 

To Make it a Meal:
  • For an easy meal, serve corn chowder soup with a veggie burger or bean burgers on whole wheat Buns. 
  • You can pair it with Mediterranean salad/beans salad stuffed bread. 

My Take:
  • If you have leftovers, add milk as needed and heat it, then add paprika if required and salt to adjust the taste.
  • If you want a thicker and creamier soup, blend it.
  • You can totally skip adding flour and make it a gluten-free version of corn chowder.
Dietary Comment:
  • The calorie count based on a 2000 calorie diet.
  • Per serving contains 252 calories, along with 23.1 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 22.2 g fats, and 11.13 g protein.
  • Portion size can always be increased or decreased depending on your health goals and activity level.

Health Benefits of Summer Corn Chowder:
  • It is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin E, and Potassium, along with many minerals. 
  • It provides higher amounts of antioxidants than many other cereal grains. 
  • It's rich in eye-healthy carotenoids.
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