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“Easy and rich chowder, definitely not low cal. We have a large family and love soup, so this recipe makes a lot. I made this up on the spot when we needed a soup course one day and it worked great! Enjoy!”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Over medium high heat, cook chopped bacon in olive oil until crisp, remove and set aside.
  2. Saute onion, green pepper, garlic and dried peppers (if using) in left over oil until soft but not brown (3-5 minutes).
  3. Reduce heat to medium, add flour and whisk to form roux; cook roux until slightly toasty - do not let brown (3 minutes).
  4. Add stock or water 2 cups at a time, whisking to prevent lumps.
  5. Add corn, spinach and butter; simmer 10 minutes.
  6. Add milk, cream, reserved bacon bits and seasonings to taste, stir and simmer 5-10 additional minutes.
  7. **Optional** If soup is not thick enough, dissolve cornstarch in cold water, then add to soup and stir until thickened.

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