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Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

A delicious chowder with bacon, onion, potatoes and whole kernel corn.


  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 (17 ounce) can whole kernel corn
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk


  1. Cut bacon in 1-inch pieces. Cook in a large saucepan until crisp. Remove bacon. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in pan.
  2. Add onion and celery. Sauté until onion is tender.
  3. Add potatoes, corn and liquid, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  4. Combine flour and 1/4 cup milk in a small bowl until smooth. Stir in remaining milk. Pour into corn mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil. Stir and boil for 1 minute.
  5. Stir in bacon. Heat for 5 minutes.

Makes about 6 cups.


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