Bacon-corn Chowder Recipe

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Bacon-Corn Chowder

Cindi Bauer

By
@DomesticGoddess

This is my favorite chowder recipe!


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Serves:

5 - 6

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

6 slices
bacon, cooked, crumbled, and set aside
2 cups
water
2 cups
diced potatoes
1/2 cup
thinly sliced carrots
1/2 cup
thinly sliced celery
1/4 cup
finely chopped onions
1 tsp.
salt
1/2 tsp.
pepper
1/4 tsp.
dried thyme
1 can
(14.75 ounces) cream style corn
Half of
1-(14.75 ounce) can cream style corn

WHITE SAUCE:

1/4 cup
butter
1/4 cup
cornstarch
2 cups
milk
2 cups
shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large soup pot (12 cup capacity), add the water, potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, salt, pepper, and thyme.
2
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes (until the vegetables are some what tender). Do not drain.
3
Add the 1-1/2 cans of cream style corn, and the bacon. Keep covered, and cook over very low heat.
4
To make the white sauce: 1.) In a medium-size saucepan (over low heat), add the butter until it's melted. 2.) Then in a glass measuring cup or bowl, combine the milk and cornstarch; mix well. 3.) Raise the heat just a bit, then add the milk-cornstarch mixture, and keep stirring until it becomes somewhat thick. 4.) Add the shredded cheese, then stir until the cheese is completely melted. 5.) Add this to the corn chowder; stir and heat through thoroughly, but do not boil.
5
Ladle the soup into bowls and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids