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Recipe: Slow Cooker Ham Chowder

Slow Cooker Ham Chowder

A hearty ham, bacon and corn chowder that is gluten-free and easy to make in the slow cooker.

Ingredients

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  • 34 cups diced leftover cooked ham
  • 1/2 pkg gluten free bacon, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 4 medium sized potatoes , chopped into small cubes
  • 1 1/2 L chicken bone broth 
  • 1/2 Tbsp dried dill
  • 2 tsp dried thyme 
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 23 cups frozen corn
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 11 1/2 cups thick cream

Instructions

  1. Turn slow cooker to sauté function.
  2. Cook up the bacon.
  3. Drain most of the fat.
  4. Add onions, celery and spices and sauté for 5 minutes.
  5. Add potatoes, ham and bone broth and turn slow cooker to low.
  6. Cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  7. Add corn and cook for 1/2 hour.
  8. Mix cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Stir well.
  9. Turn slow cooker to sauté and add cornstarch slurry and stir chowder.
  10. Add whipping cream and sauté for 7 minutes.
  11. Turn off and serve.
  12. I like to add fresh chopped dill to my chowder before serving.
  13. Enjoy!