Corn Chowder with Bacon, Leeks and Potatoes

Corn Chowder with Bacon, Leeks and Potatoes
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
4 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
20 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
35 min
This Corn Chowder with Bacon, Leeks and Potatoes makes a hearty meal and is perfect on a cold winter's night.


  • 4 strips turkey bacon, diced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 6 cups (about 5 medium) washed, trimmed, halved, sliced leeks (white and green parts)
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3 cups (about 1 1/2 pounds) diced red potatoes
  • 2 cans (12 fluid ounces each) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 teaspoons MAGGI Instant Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole-kernel corn

Make It

Step 1

Place bacon and oil in stockpot. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 2 to 4 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Add leeks and wine; cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 6 minutes or until leeks are tender.

Step 2

Add potatoes, evaporated milk, 2 cups water, bouillon and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 18 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Step 3

Mix 1 tablespoon water and flour in small bowl. Add corn and flour mixture to stockpot; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes.

Step 4

Place about 3 cups soup in blender; cover. Carefully blend until smooth. Return blended soup to stockpot; stir.

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