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Ham and Corn Chowder


"I came up with this after trying to figure out what to do with some leftover ham bits, and, so far, everyone loves it."
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1 h servings 459 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir onion until translucent, 5 to 10 minutes. Add potatoes and ham to onion; cook and stir until ham is heated through, about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix whipping cream, creamed corn, frozen corn kernels, milk, water, chicken bouillon, garlic powder, onion powder, and ground ginger into onion-potato mixture; cook over medium-high heat until potatoes are softened, 30 to 45 minutes. Season soup with salt and pepper.


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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 459 calories; 37.5 g fat; 28 g carbohydrates; 7.3 g protein; 130 mg cholesterol; 474 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I only changed the cream corn and used cream of potatoe...but love the taste great job..

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I only changed the cream corn and used cream of potatoe...but love the taste great job..

I thought I would like this more than I did. It's good, but I feel like it's missing something. I did elect to use fat free 1/2 & 1/2 rather than whipping cream to save some calories (and that...

needed a fast and easy recipe for Some extra ham. I really liked this version of ham and corn chowder, although I made one small change to the directions. After all was cooked, I removed about h...


I used some whipping cream to thicken it up a bit and fresh corn from the garden. It was absolutely delicious. My husband devoured it and the baby ate 2 bowls.. definitely recommend this recipe ...

Just like the restaurant but better cause I made it myself. Everyone had second helpings and with some saltine crackers, it was the perfect meal on a cold night with friends.

I'll definitely make this one again! Not bland at all (like I had read in other reviews). I added more ham than the recipe calls for (probably 2-3 cups of leftover cubed ham), used canned corn...

To void bland, I added about 1/2 tsp ground cayenne and about 1/2 tsp ground black pepper. To avoid dairy, I used soy milk instead of the milk/cream, and thickened the chowder at the end with 1 ...

Outstanding. Used fresh corn rather than frozen cause it's in season.