Jalapeno Potato Corn Chowder

This updated version of traditional corn chowder is seasoned with ham and jalapeƱos. The addition of instant mashed potatoes instead of raw potatoes helps condense the prep time. Serve with hot cornbread.
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes
6 servings


2tbsp.butter or margarine,

3green onions, chopped,

1 1/2cupschopped cooked ham,

1can(15 1/4 oz) whole kernal corn, drained,

1cupsour cream (regular, low fat or fat free),

1/4cupchopped pickled jalapenos (optional),

1 3/4cupsHCF Instant Mashed Potatoes,


1Melt butter or margarine in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.

2Add onion and cook until golden brown (about 3 minutes).

3Add ham, corn and 5 1/2 cups of hot water and bring to a boil.

4Reduce heat to medium heat.

5Add sour cream and jalapeno pieces; stir until cream is dissolved.

6Add potato flakes and stir until dissolved.

7Season to taste with salt and pepper.

8Simmer on medium-low heat for 10 minutes.

9Serve hot

Nutritional Information

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