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Bacon Corn Soup Recipe
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Bacon Corn Soup Recipe

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Our church eats together every Sunday, and that's where I got this recipe. Farmland surrounds us, so this recipe with its flavorful vegetables represents our area well.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon strips
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk, divided
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn
  • 8 ounces process American cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 331 calories, 19 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 574 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon; crumble and set aside. In the drippings, saute onion until tender. Add water, potatoes and bouillon; cover and simmer until potatoes are tender.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour and 1/4 cup milk until smooth. Add the flour mixture, cream, corn and remaining milk to soup; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; add cheese and bacon. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper. Yield: 6-8 servings (about 2 quarts).
Originally published as Bacon Corn Soup in Country Extra January 1999, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 331 calories, 19 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 574 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Reviews for Bacon Corn Soup

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Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

Awesome!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2011

After reading other reviews of this soup, I was anxious to try it. I followed the directions as stated in recipe. I thought the soup was not very flavorful. Too many calories for something without a lot of flavor was my overall impression. :(

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2011

Outstanding Recipe

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2010

The directions in this recipe are very clear and easy to follow. As a side not if you don't like the soup super cheesy cut down on the valveeta cheese. Other than that the soup ended up just perfect.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

Was very good, I too used shredded cheddar cheese. I also used 3 cups of milk rather than the cup of half n' half to save on calories and replaced the flour with 1/8 cup of cornstarch as well as used canned corn rather than frozen. My family ate it up, and I especially liked that I was able to pull this soup together with ingredients that I had in the pantry and fridge. Is a keeper for sure.

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