Fresh Corn Chowder

Recipe by little_wing
READY IN: 55mins




  • Place bacon in soup ot ant sautee over med-low heat until fat is rendered and it starts to crisp, 10-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, slice kernals from corn cob and reserve both.
  • Once bacon is ready, pour off all but 2 T of fat, leaving bacon and drippings in pot.
  • Add the onion and celery and cook until slightly browned and tender, 10 minutes or so.
  • Add corn cobs, milk and potatoes to pot, making sure to fully submerge the cobs in the milk.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer.
  • Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes or tender, then remove cobs.
  • Add corn kernels, salt and pepper and gently simmer until corn is tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove about 1 and a half cups of solids from soup and puree until smooth.
  • Add puree back to soup with the butter and let stand until butter is melted, then stir.