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Ham Chowder

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 4 Teaspoon, dry
  Carrot 3 Medium
  Caulifloweret 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Potato 4 Medium
  Salad greens 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Chives 2 Teaspoon
  Corn 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Pork 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Chop veggies, greens, and herbs.

MAKING
2.Heat soup pot (use a large one!), add oil; heat, then add veggies (all but greens and herbs).
3.Add seasonings.
4.Cook over med heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5.Add vinegar/wine.
6.Stir.
7.Cook 5 minutes more.
8.In a separate pan, heat remaining 2 T oil.
9.Whisk in flour and cook 30 seconds. Slowly whisk in 1 C stock.
10.Add mustard and let thicken.
11.Add to veggies, along with stock, milk, pork, honey, and corn (you can add water at this point too, if there’s room in the pot – be careful, it will bubble and splash, so not too close to the top!).
12.Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
13.Cook 1 hour.
14.Add water (optional). Blend a little with immersion blender (optional). Cook an additional 30 minutes, or less if you’re ready to eat sooner.
15.Few minutes before serving, add greens and herbs.
16.Few minutes before serving, turn off heat and add cheese and 1 teaspoon vinegar.

SERVING
17.Serve warm.

Notes
Would be great with ham, clams, chicken, salmon, even without meat.
Would be yummy topped with bacon, chives, croutons.
Would be excellent served in a bread bowl, or with corn muffins.

For more information visit the blog entry Ham Chowder!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
A delicious soup featuring pork roast and an abundance of fresh vegetables. You can switch up your meat choice to customize your dish. Top with bacon, chives or croutons.

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