[CnD] Slow-Cooker Bacon Corn Chowder

Marilyn Pennington m51pennington at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 13:10:25 EDT 2018


Slow-Cooker Bacon Corn Chowder

 

*	Prep 15 min 
*	Total3 hr 30 min 
*	Ingredients9 
*	Servings8 

Hearty and creamy, this classic corn and potato soup gets extra oomph from
our favorite ingredient -- bacon. It only takes a few minutes to get it
started...

 

Ingredients

1lb small red potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes Save $ 

1/2cup chopped onion Save $ 

2 bags (12 oz each) frozen whole kernel corn Save $ 

3cups ProgressoT chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) Save $ 

1teaspoon salt Save $ 

1/2teaspoon ground pepper 

2cups half-and-half Save $ 

2tablespoons cornstarch Save $ 

1/2lb bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled

 

Steps

.  1. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix potatoes, onion, corn, broth,
salt and pepper. 

.  2. Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 to 4 hours or until potatoes are
tender. 

.  3. In small bowl, beat half-and-half and cornstarch with whisk until
smooth. Stir half-and-half mixture and bacon into corn mixture. Cover; cook
10 to 15 minutes longer or until slightly thickened. 

Expert Tips

*	Sprinkle each serving with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped fresh
thyme leaves. 
*	For a complete meal, serve with a crusty French loaf. 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving

Calories

350

Calories from Fat

160

% Daily Value

Total Fat

18g

27%

Saturated Fat

8g

39%

Trans Fat

0g

 

Cholesterol

50mg

17%

Sodium

1110mg

46%

Potassium

670mg

19%

Total Carbohydrate

32g

11%

Dietary Fiber

3g

13%

Sugars

7g

 

Protein

15g

 

% Daily Value*:

Vitamin A

8%

8%

Vitamin C

8%

8%

Calcium

8%

8%

Iron

6%

6%

Exchanges:

2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0
Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat; 

Carbohydrate Choice

2 

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. 

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