Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Garden Corn Chowder

This chowder is one delicious way to keep your resolution to eat more vegetables this year.

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Corn Chowder             
(Serves 12)

            In a large saucepan, brown 

1 lb. bacon or turkey bacon
            Remove, drain, cool and crumble. In small amount of bacon grease saute 

1 small onion, minced
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped 
            Remove vegetables, drain and set aside. place in the pot

10 russet potatoes, scrubbed and cut into a 3/4" dice 
14 baby carrots, shredded

            Add water until barely covered, bring to boil, cook about 10                          minutes until the potatoes are tender but not mushy. During the last 3 minutes add 

1 C zucchini, shredded
1 1/2 C spinach or power greens, chopped

             Drain water,  add sauteed vegetables and 

1 can corn, drained
1 can cream-style corn
2 cans mushroom soup
3 cans milk
1 tsp. salt
1 / 2 tsp. pepper

            Simmer covered, 5 minutes or until hot, add crumbled bacon and additional salt and pepper, if desired.