corn chowder w/bacob

 CP corn chowder w/bacon

  Prep   15 min   Total  3 hr 30 min 

  Ingredients 9 

  Servings 8 

 

Ingredients


 1  lb small red potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes   


 1/2  cup chopped onion   

 1 stalk celery, small chop


 2  bags (12 oz each) frozen whole kernel corn   


 3  cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)   


 1  teaspoon salt   


 1/2  teaspoon ground pepper   


 2  cups half-and-half   


 2  tablespoons cornstarch   


 1/2  lb bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled   


  1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix potatoes, onion, celery, corn, broth, salt and 
  pepper. 
   
  2  Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 to 4 hours or until potatoes are tender. 
   

  3 In small bowl, beat half-and-half and cornstarch with whisk until smooth. Stir 
  half-and-half mixture and bacon into corn mixture. Cover; cook 10 to 15 
  minutes longer or until slightly thickened. 


 Tips Sprinkle each serving with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped fresh thyme 
  leaves. 
  For a complete meal, serve with a crusty French loaf. 
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