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Corn Chowder Recipe




3 slices bacon, cook and crumbled
1 large onion, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
2 cups canned sweet corn
2 cups red potatoes,  peeled and diced
1 quart chicken broth
2 1/2 cups half-and-half
salt and pepper to taste

In a large soup pan, cook the bacon until crisp.  Remove from pan, place on a paper towel to cool, and then crumbled and set aside.


Remove all but a small amount of grease from the soup pan, Add the onions and celery and sauté until just tender.  Add the thyme, corn, potatoes, and the broth to the soup pan.  Bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat to low.  Simmer about 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.


Stir in the half-and-half.  Add the salt and pepper, taste and serve.  Garnish if desired.






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