AUNT JUDY'S CORN CHOWDER

 

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  • Servings: 6
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Ingredients

  • 4 oz. bacon, cut in 1-inch
  • pieces
  • 2 Tbls. butter
  • 2 Cups onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbls. flour
  • 4 Cups chicken stock
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut
  • into 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 Cup half & half
  • 4 Cups cooked corn
  • 3/4 tsp. pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 lg. red pepper, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 3 green onions, chopped

Directions

  • In a large soup pot over low
  • heat cook bacon, about 5 minutes.
  • Add butter and allow it to
  • melt. Add onions and cook
  • over low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add the flour and cook,
  • stirring another 5 minutes.
  • Add the stock and potatoes.
  • Continue cooking over
  • medium-low heat until the
  • potatoes are just tender,
  • 12 - 15 minutes. Add the
  • half & half, corn, pepper,
  • and salt. Cook 7 minutes
  • stirring occasionally. Add
  • the bell pepper and green
  • onions, adjust the
  • seasonings, and cook an
  • additional 5 minutes. Serve
  • immediately.
  • Yield: 6 servings.

Notes

Coming from the midwest, this is the warmer-upper after shoveling snow for 2 or 3 hours.

Categories: Chowder  Main Dish  Soup  Stove  Vegetable 
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