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Corn Chowder with Bacon, Leeks and Potatoes

Level
Easy
Prep
20 minutes
Cook
35 minutes
Servings
4 servings
This Corn Chowder with Bacon, Leeks and Potatoes makes a hearty meal and is perfect on a cold winter's night.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
  • 4 strips turkey bacon, diced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 6 cups (about 5 medium) washed, trimmed, halved, sliced leeks (white and green parts)
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3 cups (about 1 1/2 pounds) diced red potatoes
  • 2 cans (12 fluid ounces each) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 teaspoons MAGGI Instant Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole-kernel corn
MAKE IT
Step 1
Place bacon and oil in stockpot. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 2 to 4 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Add leeks and wine; cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 6 minutes or until leeks are tender.
Step 2
Add potatoes, evaporated milk, 2 cups water, bouillon and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 18 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Step 3
Mix 1 tablespoon water and flour in small bowl. Add corn and flour mixture to stockpot; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes.
Step 4
Place about 3 cups soup in blender; cover. Carefully blend until smooth. Return blended soup to stockpot; stir.
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