Ham and Corn Chowder

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 493


6 slices bacon
1/4 cup vegetable oil (optional)
1 cup celery sliced
1 onion coarsely chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper diced
1 clove garlic minced
3 potatoes medium, peeled and diced
3 cups chicken broth or bouillon
1 (16-ounce) package frozen corn (about 3 1/2 cups)
1 cup milk
2 cups ham cubed
3 tablespoons parsley minced fresh
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)


In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, fry bacon until nearly crisp. Remove and drain on paper towels set aside. Remove all but 1/4 cup drippings from saucepan.*

Add celery, onion, green pepper, and garlic. Sauté in bacon drippings over medium-high heat 5 minutes. Add potatoes and broth. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 10 minutes.

Place 2 cups of the corn and milk in a blender container. Cover and blend until puréed. Add puréed corn, remaining corn, ham, 1 tablespoon of the parsley, pepper, and hot pepper sauce to potatoes. Simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Garnish each serving with bacon and remaining parsley.

*Or use oil if not enough bacon drippings.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 493
Calories from Fat: 109

This Ham and Corn Chowder recipe is from the The Soup Collection Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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