Sweetcorn, Bacon and Sweet Potato Chowder Recipe

(23 ratings)

Sweetcorn, Bacon and Sweet Potato Chowder
Total Time40 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories527 Kcal26%
Fat22 g31%
Saturated Fat9 g45%


  1. Heat the oil in a heavy-based saucepan over a medium heat, add the bacon and cook for 3-4 minutes or until browned. Remove from the pan and set aside. Add the onion to the pan, cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened and beginning to turn golden, then add the garlic and paprika, mix well and cook for another minute.
  2. Add the sweet potatoes, stock and 4 thyme sprigs to the pan, bring to the boil; simmer for 15 minutes. Add the sweetcorn and crème fraîche and simmer for 5 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Season well, stir through the bacon and top with the remaining thyme leaves.


  • 1tbsp oil
  • 200g smoked bacon lardons
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 2 sweet potatoes (around 850g), peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 1.2 litres chicken stock
  • 5 thyme sprigs
  • 300g frozen sweetcorn
  • 75g crème fraîche