Bacon and Corn Chowder

Serves 6-8 Prep Time 5 minutes   Cook Time 20 minutes   Rated:

My my...we have been digging through our archives and this was lost in the 2008 files somewhere. It is SO yummy. I seriously didn't change a thing except the picture which was dismal to say the least. The recipe? Still solid. Only added a bit of thyme and that was pretty much a styling decision, though the taste of course is never lost....we all need more thyme!

I hope you enjoy this amazing chowder all dressed up now in it's fancy picture! Still hearty family good old fashioned soup!

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  • 2 Brown Onion halved
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 220 Grams rindless bacon or diced ham
  • 400 Grams diced vegetables of choice, (capsicum, celery, carrot, pumpkin, potato)
  • 1 Litre liquid chicken stock
  • 1 Tablespoon Umami Paste Recipe
  • 40 Grams Cornflour or Cornstarch
  • 200 Grams milk
  • 100 Grams cream (optional)
  • 1 cob of corn, kernels only
  • 1 Pinch Pink Salt Flakes and freshly cracked black pepper to taste BUY
  • Optional - grated cheese of choice, (parmesan, swiss or a combination)
  • 1-2 sprigs fresh thyme to garnish



Place onion and garlic into the Thermomix bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 4.


Add bacon or ham and chop 4 sec/speed 4. Saute 5 min/Varoma/speed 2


Add veggies and stock and cook 15 min/100°C/Reverse/speed 1.


Meanwhile mix cornflour with a little of the milk, then add remaining milk to the mixture.


Add mixture, cream and corn and cook 5 min/100°C/Reverse/speed 2.


Add seasoning to taste. Serve garnished with black pepper and thyme leaves.

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