Fuggedaboutit Slow Cooker Corn Chowder

 Did you forget to reply to that email? Did you forget where you put your wallet? It happens. Especially to preggos and new moms. Here's the perfect recipe for you: throw these healthful ingredients in the crock pot and forget all about it for 5 blissful hours!

Did you forget to reply to that email? Did you forget where you put your wallet? It happens. Especially to preggos and new moms. Here's the perfect recipe for you: throw these healthful ingredients in the crock pot and forget all about it for 5 blissful hours!

Ingredients

  • 2 large carrots , chopped
  • 1 large onion , chopped
  • 4 potatoes , chopped
  • 10-12oz bag of frozen corn
  • 2 16 oz cans of creamed corn
  • 4 cups of water OR chicken broth
  • 1 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 12 oz can of evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons of butter (optional)

Instructions

  • Place everything except for the evaporated milk, cornstarch and butter or margarine into the slow cooker.
  • Add just enough water or chicken stock to cover the ingredients.
  • Cook on high 5 hours or low 7-8 hours until vegetables are softened.
  • Combine cornstarch and evaporated milk. Stir into slow cooker along with butter 30 minutes before serving,
  • Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.