Updated Jan 15, 2015Chatelaine
- Heat a large pot over medium. Add bacon and cook just until crisp, 4 min. Discard all but 1 tbsp of bacon fat. Add leek and sauté until tender, 1 min. Then add potato, corn, broth, milk, creamed corn, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to mediumlow. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender, 20 min. Remove thyme and bay leaf before serving. Season with fresh pepper. Soup will keep well in refrigerator up to 2 days, or in freezer, in a covered container, up to a month.
NutritionCalories 323, Protein 12 g, Carbohydrates 51 g, Fat 11 g, Fibre 5 g, Sodium 923 mg.
Creamed corn adds richness to this soup without adding a lot of fat.