Ham and Potato Corn Chowder

How to make Ham and Potato Corn Chowder

Ingredients:

– 3 tablespoons oil or butter

– 1 onion, diced

– 2 carrots, diced

– 2 stalks celery, diced

– 2 cloves garlic, chopped

– 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped

– 1/4 cup flour (or rice flour for gluten free)

– 2 cups ham broth or chicken broth

– 2 cups milk (or heavy cream)

– 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, diced small and optionally peeled

– 8 ounces ham, diced

– 1 cup corn

– Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

– Heat the oil in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat, add the onions, carrots and celery and cook until tender, about 8-10 minutes.

– Mix in the garlic, thyme and flour and cook until the flour is lightly browned, about 2-3 minutes.

– Slowly stir in the broth, deglazing the pan as you go, add the milk and potatoes, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 10-12 minutes.

– Add the ham and corn, cook until heated and season with salt and pepper.

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