Leek and Corn Chowder = YUM!!!

As promised blog world, my mum's famous leek and corn chowder! It is the best thing to warm the cockles on a wet winter day!

(Recipe unsuitable to freeze)

You will need:
3 medium leeks, chopped
6 bacon rashers, chopped
1 medium kumara, chopped
1 medium potato, chopped
2 medium carrots, chopped
2 cups water
1 small chicken stock cube, crumbled
440g can corn kernels, drained
30g butter
1/4 cup plain flour
1 cup milk

Combine leeks, bacon, kumara, potato, carrots, water and stock cube in large saucepan, cover, bring to the boil, reduce heat, simmer for about 25 minutes (or microwave on HIGH for about 10 minutes) or until vegetables are tender. Stir in corn.
Melt butter in small saucepan, add flour, cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk, stir constantly over heat (or microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes) or until mixture boils and thickens.
Stir into vegetable mixture, reheat before serving.
Serves 6.

Much love Lil xx

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