Ham, Bacon & Corn Chowder

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SERVINGS
6
PREP TIME
15
MIN
COOK TIME
30
MIN
TOTAL TIME
45
MIN
DIFFICULTY
Easy
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots peeled, halved and sliced
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 2 1/2 cups Farmer John® ham, diced
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 small russet potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 slices Farmer John® Classic Bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat the butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions and carrot and cook for 4-5 minutes or until just softened.
  2. Whisk in the flour, stirring constantly. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Slowly add the chicken broth, whisking constantly. Bring to a simmer. Add the ham, corn, thyme and potatoes.
  4. Simmer for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally. Add the heavy cream and bacon. Cook for 5 more minutes. Serve.
Recipe credit: dinneratthezoo.com