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Ham and charred sweetcorn chowder

Ham and charred sweetcorn chowder


Crusty bread at the ready... you won't want to miss a drop of this smoky winter warmer

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 35 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2079kj 495kcal
  • Fat
    Med 23%
  • Saturates
    Low 29%
  • Sugar
    Low 16%
  • Salt
    Med 29%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 62g


  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 15g Co-op unsalted butter
  • 2 x 325g cans Co-op naturally sweet sweetcorn in water, drained
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 2 baking potatoes, peeled and diced into 1cm cubes
  • 500ml vegetable stock, made with 1 reduced-salt stock cube
  • 300ml Co-op whole milk
  • 200g leftover roast ham, sliced, or 2 x 120g packs Co-op Irresistible thick carved honey roast ham, sliced
  • 1-2 tbsp finely chopped chives
  • Crusty bread, to serve


  1. Heat the oil and butter in a large saucepan over a high heat
  2. Fry the sweetcorn and onion, stirring regularly, for 10-12 mins, until dark golden
  3. Add the thyme, potatoes and vegetable stock
  4. Season with black pepper and stir
  5. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 mins
  6. Remove the thyme stalks
  7. Add the milk and ham to the pan and cook for 1-2 mins, until heated through
  8. Divide between bowls and sprinkle with the chopped chives
  9. Serve with crusty bread on the side