RecipeReview Bacon-Potato Corn Chowder

Bacon-Potato Corn Chowder ~ Source: Taste of Home
Bacon-Potato Corn Chowder
Source: Taste of Home
My sister-in-law told me about making this and it sounded good so I decided to try it. This is a good soup. I recently made it following the recipe exactly as written and it turned out great. I previously made it and added 32 ounces of chicken broth instead of the potato water to stretch it farther. I did have to thicken it up since it seemed too thin for a chowder.
 
Bacon-Potato Corn Chowder
1/2 pound bacon strips, chopped
1/4 cup chopped onion
1-1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes (about 5 medium), peeled and cubed
1 can (14-3/4 ounces) cream-style corn
1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings, reserving 1-1/2 teaspoons in pan. Add onion to drippings; cook and stir over medium-high heat until tender.

Meanwhile, place potatoes in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup potato water.

Add corn, milk, salt, pepper and reserved potato water to saucepan; heat through. Stir in bacon and onion. Yield: 6 servings.
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