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Easy Ham and Potato Corn Chowder

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Easy Ham and Potato Corn Chowder
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
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This is a soup worth serving for any occasion, from weeknight dinners to date nights in to dinner parties with friends. Cozy up to a bowl filled with potatoes, corn and ham in a thick, creamy soup and you’ll instantly understand why this chowder is rated five stars.
Updated Aug 20, 2019

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 3 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 package (20 oz) refrigerated diced potatoes with onions
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen whole kernel sweet corn
  • 1 1/2 cups diced cooked ham (8 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Additional chopped fresh thyme leaves, if desired
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    In 3- to 4-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic is fragrant.
  • 2
    Add chicken broth, potatoes, frozen corn, ham, 1 tablespoon thyme, the salt and pepper. Heat to boiling; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat. With potato masher, carefully mash potatoes to thicken chowder.
  • 3
    Stir in whipping cream; heat 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Garnish with additional thyme leaves.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    A boneless cooked ham steak or leftover ham works great for this recipe.
  • tip 2
    Mashing the potatoes creates a thick and creamy texture you typically find in a chowder.
  • tip 3
    Serve with Pillsbury™ French bread on the side for dipping.
  • tip 4
    Love ham-based soups? Check out all of our Ham Soup recipes to add to your weeknight dinner menu.

Nutrition Information

330 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 12g Protein, 28g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
1230mg
51%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
3g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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