Ham Chowder

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May. 01, 2012

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
Cook Time: 90 Minutes
Ready In: 90 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2104Calories from Fat 566

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g100%

Saturated Fat 21 g105%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1092 mg45.5%

Total Carbohydrates 285 g95%

Dietary Fiber 38 g152%

Sugars 22 g

Protein 113 g226%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet