Damn Ham and Tater Chowder

Ham and Potatoes…with some other fun addins. Serves 6.

Things You’re Gonna Need:

1 lb of golden yellow potatoes, diced
 1 yellow onion, chopped
 3 carrots, coaresly shredded
 1–2 cups of cooked ham, diced into cubes (ham steaks work well here too.)
 28 oz of chicken broth
 1/4 cup cornstarch
 1 can of evaporated milk
 1/2 tsp thyme
 1 cup of brocolli florets (or 1 cup of croutons)
 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar

Damn Ham and Tater Chowder

Whatcha Gotta Do:

If you are in season for any of the above ingredients, use fresh by all means!!!

  1. In a slow-cooker, add the potatoes and onions. Pour in the chicken broth. Cover and cook on high for around 3 hours.
  2. After the 3 hours, in a bowl, combine the cornstarch, thyme, and pepper to taste.
  3. Whisk in the evaporated milk.
  4. To the slow cooker, add the cornstarch mixture (slowly!), along with the ham and carrots. COver and cook fpr another 30 minutes. Do a few stirs.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the chowder in a bowl with a topping of broccoli (or croutons) with a smattering of the cheddar cheese.

Eat it.

Originally published at Brian Gerard (Lewandowski).