This Weight Watchers Spicy Corn Chowder is silky and delicious. It makes a wonderful dinner any time of the year.
Wash all vegetables and pat dry before chopping.
Brown chorizo sausage in a large, skillet with high sides over medium-high heat.
Transfer 3-4 cups of soup mixture to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Pour pureed soup mixture back into skillet and stir to combine. Be sure to read the safety tip below before this step!!
To prevent curdling, add 2-3 tablespoons of hot soup mixture, one tablespoon at a time, to half and half before stirring into the skillet. Stir to combine and simmer another 5-10 minutes to heat through. Remove bay leaf and serve immediately.
SAFETY TIP: Use extreme caution when blending hot liquids as they can explode. Cool slightly and make sure the lid to your blender is properly ventilated before proceeding.
Weight Watchers WW Points: this soup makes approximately 8 cups. Serving size is 1 cup. Each serving is 3 points on myWW Purple, 6 points for myWW Blue and 8 points on myWW Green.