Garlic & Cheddar Corn Chowder

Difficulty Level
Advanced

Cook Time
60min.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz cooked Dietz & Watson™ Bacon, chopped
  • 1 can (10¾ ounce) of condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 large white boiling potatoes (2 cups), peeled and cubed 1/2-inch
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onions
  • 2 cups corn frozen
  • 8 oz Dietz & Watson™ Garlic Cheddar Cheese shredded or diced

Directions

  1. 1 In a large stockpot over medium-high heat, cook the bacon and olive oil until the bacon is crisp, about 5 minutes.
  2. 2 Remove the bacon, cool and crumble
  3. 3 Reduce the heat to medium, add the onions and butter, and cook for 10 minutes, until the onions are translucent.
  4. 4 Add the chicken stock, half and half, cream of chicken soup and potatoes, bring to a boil, and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes, until the potatoes are tender.
  5. 5 Add the corn, 2/3 of the bacon and garlic cheddar to the soup. Cook for 5 more minutes, until the cheese is melted.
  6. 6 Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. 7 Serve hot with a garnish of crumbled bacon.