Ham and Corn Chowder Recipe

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Billy Published: December 22, 2020 Modified: June 7, 2021
Ham and Corn Chowder Recipe

How To Make Ham and Corn Chowder

This corn chowder is loaded with bits of ham, potatoes, and carrots in a rich creamy broth. It’s the perfect hearty and comforting soup.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1onion,chopped
  • ½cupcarrots,peeled, halved and sliced
  • 3tbspflour
  • cupsham,diced
  • cupschicken broth
  • cupsfrozen corn
  • 2tspfresh thyme leaves
  • 2smallrusset potatoes,peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1cupheavy cream
  • 4slicesbacon,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 to 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. Add the ham, corn, thyme and potatoes.

  4. Simmer for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally. Add the heavy cream and bacon. Cook for 5 more minutes. Serve.


  • Calories: 576.78kcal
  • Fat: 38.04g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.91g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.33g
  • Fiber: 2.55g
  • Sugar: 6.10g
  • Protein: 25.53g
  • Cholesterol: 137.24mg
  • Sodium: 1337.69mg
  • Calcium: 62.88mg
  • Potassium: 912.00mg
  • Iron: 2.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 288.20µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.49mg
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