This particular chowder has become our family’s “go-to” recipe for a good hearty lunch or supper. – It is pretty easy to whip-up, and it is a total people pleaser! 🙂
- 4 Tablespoons 1/2 Stick Butter
- 1 whole Onion, Chopped
- 3 slices Bacon, Cut Into Pieces
- 3 whole Bell Peppers, Finely Diced (red, Yellow, Orange)
- 5 ears Corn, Kernels Sliced Off
- 1/4 cup All-purpose Flour
- 3 cups Chicken Stock Or Broth
- 2 cups Half-and-half
- 1 cup (heaping) Grated Monterey Jack
- 1 cup (heaping) Pepper Jack
- 1/3 cup Sliced Green Onions
- Bread Bowls
Directions: In a large pot, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onions for a couple of minutes. Add bacon and cook for another minute or so, then add diced bell peppers and cook for a couple of minutes. Finally, add corn and cook for a minute.
Sprinkle flour evenly over the top and stir to combine. Pour in broth and stir well. Allow this to thicken for 3 or 4 minutes, then reduce heat to low. Stir in half-and-half, then cover and allow to simmer/thicken for 15 minutes or so.
Stir in cheeses and green onions. When cheese is melted and the soup is hot, check seasonings. Add salt and pepper as needed. Ladle into hollowed out (bread) boules and serve immediately.
-Oh, One last thing! I will be posting the recipe that i used for the bread boules, and also a crock-pot (revised) version of this recipe in the near future – so keep an eye out! 😉