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autumn chowder ~ delicious

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

Make up a pot of this tasty soup, when your forecast is calling for a chilly's sure to warm the soul. I love making all sorts of chowders and this ones been long over due. I love the combination of potatoes. Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1
serves several
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For autumn chowder ~ delicious

  • 1/2 lb
    thick, smoked bacon, cut into about 1/2 - 1 inch pieces
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 2 - 3
    bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 lb
    baby yukon gold potatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick ~ i leave the skin on mine, then cut each slice into 4ths
  • 1 - 2 md
    sweet potatoes - peeled and cubed 1/4 inch
  • 40 oz
    chicken broth or enough to cover the potatoes
  • salt
    & pepper to taste
  • a couple
    pinches, nutmeg & dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped or can use dried
  • 1/2 c
    green onion, sliced
  • 24 oz
    frozen sweet corn, thawed and cooked slightly, then drained
  • 1 c
    each - evaporated milk & heavy cream or half n half

How To Make autumn chowder ~ delicious

  • 1
    Prepare potatoes, and place in cold water until ready to use.
  • 2
    In a large stock pot, over medium heat, brown bacon, but not crispy.
  • 3
    Add chopped onion, bay leaves and cook until soft, but not brown. Drain off most of the bacon fat. Leave some.
  • 4
    Add potatoes to the pot and stir to combine with onion and bacon.
  • 5
    Pour enough chicken stock to cover potatoes and bring to a simmer. Continue simmering until potatoes are fork tender.
  • 6
    In a small dish get seasonings ready - salt, pepper, thyme, nutmeg, brown sugar, parsley and green onions.
  • 7
    Once potatoes are tender add the blend of seasonings and corn. Stir to combine. Now, pour in the cream & evaporated milk.
  • 8
    Continue cooking until all is heated through....ladle out into bowls and enjoy the deliciousness.