Park Palates: American Indian Corn Chowder

November 13, 2009, 8:45 am

corn chowderIn recognition of American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month we’re highlighting this recipe for American Indian Corn Chowder. It’s sweet—and savory—and is the perfect meal for a chilly autumn night.

Ingredients
1 can corn, drained
1 onion, chopped
1/2 pound mushrooms
6 cups meat stock or water
1 green pepper, chopped
1 potato, diced
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon dill weed, chopped

Cook all ingredients together, except mushrooms and dill weed. Simmer 30 minutes.  Add sliced mushrooms. Steam with the lid on for another 5 minutes. Add dill. Serve while hot. Makes eight servings.

Check out NPS.gov more American Indian Recipes.

This recipe is adapted from Native Harvest by Barrie Kavasch.