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Ham Chowder

Ham Chowder

This cozy ham chowder is the best way to keep warm as winter melts away! Enjoy the creamy, rich flavor of this dish while cozied up with family.

Total Time
55 minutes
Ham Chowder

Ingredients for 5-7 Servings

  • bacon strips, cooked & chopped
  • Bacon grease, reserved from strips
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup
    diced carrots
  • 3 tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups
    whole milk
  • 2 cups
  • 3 cups
    cubed potatoes
  • 1 can (1525 ounces)
    whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2
    chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 cups
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 cups
    cooked ham, drained

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    15 minutes
  • Cooking Time
    40 minutes


  1. Cook bacon according to package instructions, reserving the grease. Add grease, onions, and carrots to a pot, sauteing until tender.
  2. Add in flour, and mix until fully incorporated. Then, add in water and milk and stir to combine. Bring to a boil and add in potatoes, corn, pepper, and chicken bouillon cubes.
  3. Let the chowder simmer on medium-high heat for 15-20 minutes, or until thickened.
  4. Add in cubed ham, diced bacon, and shredded cheese and cook until the cheese is melted.
  5. Season more to taste, then serve hot.
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