Whole Foods Plant Based Delicious Slow Cooker Chowder Recipe

Vegan and Healthy – Easy Slow Cooker Summer Soup – Potato Corn Chowder

Some summer days you are too busy to cook, right?  How about throwing some easy ingredients in the slow cooker around noon, or in the morning, and having a light, satisfying dinner ready for you when your family is hungry?

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Simple Yummy Chowder

My daughter had a friend staying with us at our cottage, she loved this chowder.  “I love potatoes!”  She said, as she got up to get seconds, and thirds.  It was a great dinner for an active day of swimming outside. 

15 minute prep, with easy ingredients, wfpbno dinner

Ingredients include: Potatoes, Corn, Bell Pepper, Plant Milk, Salt, Pepper, Chives or Green Onions, Optional Hot Pepper

Peel and dice potatoes into small cubes, add them to the slow cooker, with fresh or frozen corn, some vegan vegetable stock, plant milk, a single orange, red, or yellow bell pepper, and seasonings.  

Lots of energy, in a low fat, plant based diet healthy meal.

Serve with fresh herbs like green onions, chives, or oregano for a real flavour burst.  

4 Hours to Cook on High, 8 Hours on Low

You can time this chowder to be ready when you are.  The longer it cooks the thicker it gets.

It might seem strange to have warm soup on a hot day, but the pepper could make you sweat, which cools you down.  Do you think this might be why east indian cuisine is often spicy?

I hope you enjoy this simple summer (or anytime of year) chowder. 🙂

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Potato Corn Chowder WFPB No-Oil Vegan Slow Cooker
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Vegan Healthy Slow Cooker Summer Potato Corn Chowder No-Oil WFPB

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy vegan chowder, no-oil vegan recipe, potatoes, soup, vegan slow cooker, wfpb
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 344 kcal
Author: Jeanette Whitten

Whole foods plant based vegan potato corn chowder, in 4 or 8 hours in the slow cooker. Great meal to come home to after a busy day playing outside. Kids love the simplicity of the ingredients, adults love a comforting and healthy low-fat dinner.

With potatoes, corn, bell pepper, plant based milk, salt and pepper, this chowder is vegan, easy, and yummy.

Ingredients

  • 10 Potatoes Peeled, white, yellow, or red, or a mixture. In small cubes.
  • 2 cups Corn Frozen, or 6 cobs fresh. If using frozen, microwave to thaw first to speed cooking
  • 1 Orange Bell Pepper Yellow or red works too.
  • 2 cups Vegetable stock Broth, fat free.
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 cup Almond milk or other plant milk. Make your own almond milk with 1/4 cup almonds, and 1.5 cups water, blend in a high speed blender like a vitamix, for 1 minute. No need to strain.
  • 1 Hot pepper Diced, optional.

Instructions

  1. Peel and dice potatoes into small cubes.

  2. Place potatoes in slow cooker on high (will take 4 hours) or low (will take 7-8 hours).

  3. Microwave the frozen corn for a few minutes to thaw it, and add to the slow cooker. Or, if using fresh corn, slice off ears, add to cooker.

  4. Dice the bell pepper into medium sized pieces, not too small. Add to the slow cooker.

  5. Add vegan vegetable broth / stock to the slow cooker.

  6. Add almond / plant based milk to slow cooker. You can make your own very easily.

  7. Add salt and pepper and stir well.

  8. Cover and leave to cook for 4 hours on high, or 8 hours on low. Try not to open very much, to keep the heat in.

  9. Serve! Top with fresh diced herbs like oregano, chives, or green onions.

Recipe Notes

Serve with a plain vegetable, like steamed green beans.  We enjoyed mixing the beans into the chowder.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Healthy Slow Cooker Summer Potato Corn Chowder No-Oil WFPB
Amount Per Serving
Calories 344 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 696mg30%
Potassium 1645mg47%
Carbohydrates 76g25%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 1193IU24%
Vitamin C 114mg138%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 
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