BROCCOLI CHOWDER WITH CORN & BACON

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

A very quick and easy, hearty soup. You can't go wrong with this one! Guaraneed to warm your soul on those cold winter nights.
Recipe: Greenbeandelivery.com
12-13-14


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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

4 slice
bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium
onion, chopped
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 qt
chicken broth
2 medium
red potatoes, peeled and diced
1 medium
head broccoli, cut into bite-sized florets, stalks peeled and thinly sliced
1 pkg
(10 oz.) frozen corn kernels
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
1 c
whole milk
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

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1In a large pot, cook bacon over mediuim-low, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate. Increase heat to medium.

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2Cook onion in the same pot until it begins to soften, 6 to 8 minutes.

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3Add flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds. Add broth and potatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.

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4Add broccoli, corn, thyme, and milk. Cook until broccoli is crisp-tender, 8 to 10 mintes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve topped with bacon.

5NOTE: For a thicker chowder, you may use 1/2 cup whole milk and 1/2 cup heavy cream. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American