Bacon Corn Chowder

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Looking for a relatively inexpensive dinner that can be thrown together in under 30 minutes? This hearty chowder is filling, warming throughout the fall and winter months and easily adaptable for additional people.. .
bacon-corn-chowder
You’ll Need:
1 onion, finely chopped
1 stalk of celery, chopped up very small
a couple pieces of cooked bacon, chopped up small (optional, adds color and flavor)
2 Tbsp butter or margarine or grease or oil
1 Tbsp flour
2-3 cups of milk (make it from dry milk: it’s cheaper and no one has to know)
1 bag of frozen corn (about a pound)
1-2 raw potatoes, scrubbed thoroughly and diced into small pieces- we don’t bother to peel them.
salt and pepper to taste

Saute the onion in the butter. Add the flour and make a nice paste. Slowly add the milk and stir the whole time, letting the mixture form a thin gravy of sorts. Add the potatoes, cook for about 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add corn, bacon (if using), salt and pepper to taste. Let the chowder heat over for 8-15 minutes.

If you want it to be smooth/creamy textured, puree half of it, recombine it, reheat, and serve.

Paired with some crackers or a sandwich, this is quite filling, and dirt cheap. The corn costs almost $2 total, but the rest of the ingredients are pennies a piece.

Alternatively, if you happen to have some leftover ham, a few chunks of ham taste wonderful in this hearty chowder as well.

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Melissa Burnell, known to her friends and fans as "Liss," grew up in Southern Maine, now residing in sunny South Carolina. As a busy Wife, Mother of two sons, an avid photographer, and self-employed entrepreneur, Liss understands the value of both time and money.

6 Comments

  1. I love making corn chowder! my recipe varies a little but pretty much the same. I always pair with my version of Red Lobster cheesy garlic biscuits

  2. Corn chowder is one of my favorite things to make to use any leftover corn. This is a staple to make for me…I just add leftover mashed taters for my recipe.
    I love chowders…giggle…

  3. We LOVE this chowder. I use left over ham in mine usually. Tastes great and makes a good lunch or pared with a grilled sandwich for dinner.

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