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Southwest Corn and Ham Chowder Recipe

Bring the Southwest to your home with this amazing Southwestern Corn and Ham Chowder! A hearty soup featuring delicious ham and vegetables, serve it hot for a meal that everyone will absolutely love.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course

Ingredients

  • 1 bag frozen corn
  • 1-2 lbs. ham, cubed
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 5 Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 4 cups ham stock or chicken broth
  • 1 t. smoked paprika
  • 3 C. milk
  • 1/4 C. flour
  • 1 can tomatoes with green chilies
  • 2-3 C. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 T. Rada Burger & Fry Seasoning
  • 3 green onions, chopped optional
  • Bread bowls optional

Instructions

  • You’ll need 1 to 2 lbs. ham. If you have a ham bone, simmer it for about an hour to make ham stock. Otherwise, you can use 4 cups chicken broth.
  • Cube 5 Yukon Gold potatoes.
  • Chop 1 small green and 1 small red pepper.
  • Chop 1 small onion.
  • Smash and chop 2 cloves garlic.
  • Add cubed potatoes to your simmering stock. Let the potatoes simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Combine 2 cups milk with 1/4 cup flour.
  • Add your chopped peppers, onions, and garlic to the pot. Add 1 teaspoon smoked paprika, as well as a tablespoon pepper (or Rada’s Burger & Fry Seasoning). Let it all come to a simmer.
  • Add 1 bag frozen corn that has been brought to room temperature.
  • Add milk and flour mixture, stirring as you pour. Add 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese and 1 more cup milk.
  • Once cheese has incorporated, add ham. Stir.
  • Add green onions if desired. Try serving this delicious corn chowder soup in a bread bowl!

Notes

You’ll need 1 to 2 lbs. ham. If you have a ham bone, simmer it for about an hour to make ham stock. Otherwise, you can use 4 cups chicken broth.