Corn Chowder with Bacon, Leeks and Potatoes

Corn Chowder with Bacon, Leeks and Potatoes
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    4
    servings

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 fl. oz. 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

Instructions

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.

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.

MIX 1 tablespoon water and flour in small bowl. Add corn and flour mixture to stockpot; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes.

PLACE about 3 cups soup in blender; cover. Carefully blend until smooth. Return blended soup to stockpot; stir.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 17g 25%
  • Saturated Fat 10g 49%
  • Cholesterol 65mg 22%
  • Sodium 1440mg 60%
  • Carbohydrates 76g 25%
  • Dietary Fiber 8g 33%
  • Vitamin A 45%
  • Vitamin C 90%
  • Calcium 60%
  • Iron 35%
  • Sugars 31g
  • Protein 21g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.