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.
|4||slices HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Bacon – Original|
|1½||cup chopped cooked HORMEL® CURE 81® Classic Boneless Ham|
|1||medium yellow onion, chopped|
|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||teaspoon kosher salt|
|½||cup heavy whipping cream|
|Garnish: chopped cooked bacon|
In large Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp. Remove with slotted spoon and crumble.
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.
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.