Damn Ham and Tater Chowder

Damn Ham and Tater Chowder
Ham and Potatoes…with some other fun addins.
Course Soup
Cuisine Irish
Keywords cheese, chowder, ham, potatoes, soup
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Please note:

If you are in season for any of the ingredients, use fresh by all means!!!

What You're Gonna Need:

  • 1 lb of golden yellow potatoes diced
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 3 carrots coaresly shredded
  • 1-2 cups of cooked ham diced into cubes (ham steaks work well here too.)
  • 28 oz of chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 can of evaporated milk
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 cup of brocolli florets or 1 cup of croutons
  • 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar
  • Salt
  • Pepper

What Ya Gotta Do:

  • In a slow-cooker, add the potatoes and onions. Pour in the chicken broth. Cover and cook on high for around 3 hours.
  • After the 3 hours, in a bowl, combine the cornstarch, thyme, and pepper to taste.
  • Whisk in the evaporated milk.
  • To the slow cooker, add the cornstarch mixture (slowly!), along with the ham and carrots. Cover and cook fpr another 30 minutes. Do a few stirs.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve the chowder in a bowl with a topping of broccoli (or croutons) with a smattering of the cheddar cheese.
  • Eat it.
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