Garden Chowder

This recipe is perfect for any time of the year, but especially when needing something taste and warm in winter. If you have a garden, make sure to add your fresh vegetables to this delicious garden chowder.

Servings: 6


1 tablespoon butter
2 medium zucchini, diced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
1 toothpick Basil essential oil
2 tablespoons flour
3 cups water
2 chicken bouillon cubes
1 drop Lemon essential oil
2 cups diced tomatoes
1 can evaporated milk
1 can corn
¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 cup cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste



  1. In a saucepan, sauté zucchini, onion, and parsley in butter until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper. Whisk until well combined.
  3. Gradually add in water, whisking to keep mixture smooth. Add the bouillon cubes. Heat until bouillon cubes are dissolved.
  4. To prevent milk from curdling, pour canned milk into a small bowl and whisk in some hot liquid from the soup until milk is warm, then whisk the mixture slowly into the pan. Add the corn.
  5. Bring to a gentle boil and then simmer for five minutes or until corn is tender. Add tomatoes, Basil essential oil, and Lemon essential oil. Heat until hot throughout.
  6. Before serving, add in Parmesan and cheddar cheese. Garnish with extra Parmesan cheese and eat immediately.

Tip: This chowder tastes great in a sourdough bread bowl too.

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