Grilled Corn Chowder

Grilled Corn Chowder

Grilled Corn Chowder.  It is still winter in most of the country, so the day is perfect for a hot bowl of  corn chowder.  Grilling the corn, garlic and pepper before making the chowder will give you a delicious flavor that is so different from other corn chowder that you have tasted.  The potatoes make the chowder thick, creamy and hearty, and will fill you up completely.  This soup is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Grilled Corn Chowder

Grilling the corn makes this grilled corn chowder incredibly flavorful and delicious. Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.
Course Soup
Diet Category American
Keyword chowder, corn, instantpot
Diet Category Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, diary free
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 298 kcal
Author greenschemetv


  • 4 ears of corn
  • olive oil salt and pepper for brushing vegetables
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp olive oil for saute
  • 1 orange or red pepper chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 potatoes
  • 3 cups of soy or almond milk
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • 3 tbsp gluten free flour
  • 2-3 tbsp water
  • Red pepper flakes for garnish
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


  1. **Even though it is February, it is 72 degrees today. I have grilled the corn, red pepper and garlic outdoors to prepare for the chowder. If you cannot do that, grill the vegetables in the oven.**


  1. Brush olive oil, salt and pepper on the ears of corn, red pepper and garlic cloves on baking sheet.
  2. Grill or bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove vegetables from oven. Cool.
  4. Cook potatoes 10-12 minutes in microwave oven. When cool, scoop potato out of skin.
  5. Cut corn off of cob and set aside
  6. Saute chopped onion in olive oil in large soup pot on medium heat.
  7. Add salt, pepper and spices. Saute.
  8. Add corn, garlic, pepper, milk and vegetable broth.
  9. In separate cup, mix flour and water until you have smooth paste.
  10. Add flour mixture to soup and bring to a boil to thicken soup base
  11. Add potatoes
  12. Continue to cook soup on medium heat for 15 minutes or until soup thickens as desired
  13. Serve. Sprinkle red pepper flakes and fresh cilantro on chowder.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Corn Chowder
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 298
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Tools of the Trade for this recipe:

George Foreman Indoor Outdoor Grill.  Check out my complete review of this grill here, and take a look at all of the recipes that I have been grilling and why it makes your grilling indoors or outdoors, so much easier.  This post contains affiliate links.

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