(Pop)Corn Chowder

(Pop)Corn Chowder
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Start to Finish 35 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 pound frozen corn
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 3 cups prepared popcorn

Make It

1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

2. Remove most of the bacon grease, leaving about 1 Tbs. in pan. Add onions and pepper, and saute over medium until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the flour and saute for 3 minutes. Add broth, potatoes, corn, and reserved bacon.

3. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked. Add salt and half-and-half, and heat through. Serve topped with popcorn.