Ham and Corn Chowder

April 22nd, 2019


This creamy ham and corn chowder is loaded with veggies, potatoes and bacon and is the perfect way to re purpose leftover ham.


2 tablespoons butter

1 onion chopped1

/2 cup carrots peeled, halved and sliced

3 tablespoons flour

2 1/2 cups ham diced

3 1/2 cups chicken broth

1 1/2 cups frozen corn

2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves

2 small russet potatoes peeled and cut into small cubes

1 cup heavy cream

4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the butter in a large pot over medium high heat. Add the onions and carrot and cook for 4-5 minutes or until just softened.

  2. Whisk in the flour, stirring constantly. Cook for 1 minute.

  3. Slowly add the chicken broth, whisking constantly. Bring to a simmer.

  4. Add the ham, corn, thyme and potatoes.Simmer for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.

  5. Add the heavy cream and bacon. Cook for 5 more minutes.

  6. Serve.

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