Homestyle Ham 'n Cheese Chowder
20 min
45 min


1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

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 (1/2-inch thick) ounce slice deli ham, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

6 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American, coarsely chopped

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Add all remaining ingredients. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until heated through.

Tip #1

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.


15Fat (mg)
60Cholesterol (mg)
1340Sodium (mg)
51Carbohydrates (g)
5Dietary Fiber
22Protein (g)


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  January 18, 2014

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

— says Klayter
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