Cheesy Ham Chowder

Cheesy Ham Chowder

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Dish
Servings 10


  • 10 Bacon strips diced
  • 1 Large Onion chopped
  • 1 Cup Carrots diced
  • 3 tablespoons All-purpose flour
  • 3 Cups Whole milk
  • 1-1/2 Cups Water
  • 2-1/2 Cups Cubed potatoes
  • 1 Can (15-1 /4 ounces) Whole kernel corn drained
  • 2 teaspoons Chicken bouillon granules
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 Cups Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 Cups Cubed fully cooked ham


  • In a Dutch oven, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain. In the drippings, saute onion and carrots until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add milk and water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add the potatoes, corn, bouillon and pepper. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add cheese and ham; heat until cheese is melted. Stir in bacon.