Bacon and sweetcorn chowder recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: not
Cooking: 30 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 300 kCal 15%
Fat 13g 19%

This thick and chunky bacon and sweetcorn soup has a lovely smoky flavour to it and will satisfy hungry mouths.


  • 250g (9oz) unsmoked bacon chops, trimmed of all fat and cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 375g (13oz) potato, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 800ml (28 floz) hot chicken stock
  • 326g (11 1/2oz) tinned sweetcorn, drained


  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a saucepan and cook the bacon for 4 mins, remove and set aside. Add another tbsp of oil, add the onion and cook until soft. Add the potato and stock.

  • Cover and simmer for 15 mins.

  • Remove half the mix and set aside with the bacon. Purée rest of the potato and onion with the stock and half the sweetcorn in a processor. Season with pepper and return to the pan, add the bacon mix and sweetcorn, heat through and serve.

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