Ham Chowder Recipe

  • 8 cups chicken or ham stock
  • 4 cups cubed Country ham
  • 4 tablespoons dried rosemary
  • 2 pounds bacon, diced
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 3 leeks, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 green onions, diced
  • 6 large potatoes, cubed
  • 1 pound carrots, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  1. Pour stock into a large pot set over medium heat, and bring to a simmer. Stir in the cubed ham and 2 tablespoons rosemary.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook diced bacon until crisp. With a slotted spoon, remove bacon, and add to pot. Drain half of the bacon grease, and return skillet to medium heat. Stir in onions, leeks, garlic, and green onions; cook until tender, then add to pot.
  3. Place cubed potatoes, carrots, and 2 tablespoons rosemary in pot; simmer until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Turn off heat, and add cream to pot.