BLT Corn Chowder

serves 8

Ingredients

  • 4 slice
    canadian bacon, in thin strips
  • 4 c
    lettuce, shredded
  • 1 c
    corn
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    onion, chopped
  • 2 md
    potatoes, peeled and cut in 1/2" chunks
  • 1 qt
    milk
  • 1 lg
    tomato, coarsely chopped
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How To Make

  • 1
    Cook bacon in a large, preferably non-stick saucepan over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.
  • 2
    Add 3 cups of the milk, the potatoes, onion, salt and pepper; bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender.
  • 3
    While potatoes cook, whisk 1/2 cup of the remaining milk with the flour until blended; stir milk mixture into soup along with the remaining 1/2 cup of milk and the corn.
  • 4
    Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 2 to 3 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  • 5
    Add romaine - or other crisp lettuce - and tomatoes and cook 1 minute longer, or until lettuce is wilted.

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