Hearty Corn Chowder

Ingredients:Image

  • 2 strips bacon (optional)
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 small onion, diced small
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 medium potatoes or 3 small potatoes, cubed
  • 1 ear of corn
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • ½ cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • ½ teaspoon ground sage
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions:

  • In a large pot, bring enough water to submerse corn to a boil. Peel corn and remove husk if necessary. Boil for 10-15 minutes or just until soft. Remove from boiling water and set aside to drain.
  • In a large pan, fry bacon until almost done. Add celery, onion, and garlic and sauté until lightly brown. Remove bacon and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Transfer everything to a cooking pot. Add corn, potatoes, carrots, butter, and broth. Cook for about 15 minutes.
  • Mix flour and a little water together to form a paste. Add along with cream to the cooking pot and cook for another 30 minutes. Add more flour to reach a desired thickness.
  • Season with sage and salt and pepper to taste.
  • For best results enjoy near a fire with friends and family.

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