Homestyle Ham 'n Cheese Chowder

Homestyle Ham 'n Cheese Chowder

A cheesy chowder that's extra easy to make.

20 min. prep time
4 servings
141 Rating


1/4 cup coarsely chopped onion
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth
6 small new red potatoes, unpeeled, each cut into 6 wedges
1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves, crushed
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup milk
1/2 cup frozen peas
6 ounce (1/2-inch thick) slice deli ham, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
6 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American, coarsely chopped


Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan until sizzling; add onion. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until tender (3 to 4 minutes). Stir in flour until well mixed. Stir in red pepper, chicken broth, potatoes, sage and pepper. Cover; continue cooking until potatoes are tender (15 to 20 minutes).

Add all remaining ingredients. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until heated through (8 to 10 minutes).

Recipe Tip

To freeze and cook later, prepare chowder as directed. Cool to room temperature. Pour mixture into plastic resealable freezer bag or freezer container. Freeze up to 3 months. To thaw, place in refrigerator for 24 hours or until thawed. Pour mixture into 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 15-20 minutes or until mixture is heated through.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 440

Fat: 15g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 1340mg

Carbohydrates: 51g

Dietary Fiber: 5g

Protein: 22g

Recipe #11209©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This was quick and simple! I ran half of it through the blender for a creamier consistency. Great way to use up leftover ham.

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