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Ham, Potato and Corn Chowder

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This hearty chowder combines the smoky richness of ham, the natural sweetness of corn, and the creamy goodness of potatoes to craft a dish that’s both satisfying and flavorful. Whether you’re seeking a cozy meal to ward off the chill of fall or winter or a hearty dish to share with loved ones, this ham, corn, and potato chowder promises to deliver warmth in every bite.

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4 slices HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Bacon – Original
1½ cups chopped cooked HORMEL® CURE 81® Classic Boneless Ham
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
3 tablespoons flour
6 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
4 cups fresh corn kernels
1 large Yukon gold potato, peeled and diced
1½ teaspoons kosher salt
½ cup heavy whipping cream
Garnish: chopped cooked bacon


  1. In large Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp. Remove with slotted spoon and crumble.

  2. Add ham and onion and cook 8 minutes or until onion is translucent. Stir in flour. Whisk in broth until smooth. Add next 4 ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil.

  3. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until potato is tender. Remove from heat and stir in cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with bacon, if desired.

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