Corn Chowder with Ham

Try this hearty soup as a warming appetizer.

from Like Grandma Used to Make

Corn Chowder With Ham Recipe With Picture Photo copyright © Michael Jensen, From Like Grandma Used to Make

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  • prep 20 min    cook 20 min
  • serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-size fresh ears of corn or 2 cups frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 3/4 cups lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 medium-size potato or parsnip, peeled and cubed (1 cup)
  • 1 cup chopped sweet green, red, and/or yellow pepper

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh marjoram or 1 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and white or black pepper
  • 1/2 cup low-fat (1% milkfat) milk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup bite-size pieces cooked lower-sodium ham


    How to make it  40 minutes


  • 1

    Cut kernels off fresh corn (see above); measure 2 cups corn. In a large saucepan, combine corn, broth, onion, potato, green pepper, marjoram, salt, and white pepper. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or until potato is almost tender, stirring occasionally.

  • 2

    In a small bowl, whisk together the milk and flour. Stir into corn mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in ham. Cook for 2 minutes more or until heated through. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 232
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 24mg
  • Sodium: 577mg
  • Carbs: 38g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Fiber: 4g