Jamaican Sweet Potato Chowder

SERVINGS

6

PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

40 min

GLUTEN FREE

NO



The slightly smoky, savory flavor of dry aged Jones bacon brings together the sweetness of the potatoes and spicy pepper kick in this soulful soup.


 Enjoy these main ingredient substitutions:

Dry Aged Hickory Smoked Bacon Slices

ingredients
1 (8 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon, chopped
2 carrots, peeled and sliced
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
5 cups water
1 bay leaf
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 cup frozen corn
1/2 cup fat free half and half
DIRECTIONS
In large stock pot or Dutch oven, add bacon and cook over medium heat just until it begins to crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove bacon to paper-towel lined plate; set aside. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons rendered fat.

Add carrot, celery, onion, garlic and jalapeño pepper. Cook over medium heat until vegetables begin to soften, another 5-7 minutes. Add sweet potato, water, bay leaf, cayenne pepper, and allspice. Simmer 20 minutes, or until potatoes are soft.

Add corn and half and half; simmer until heated through.

Ingredients

Directions

1 (8 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon, chopped
2 carrots, peeled and sliced
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
5 cups water
1 bay leaf
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 cup frozen corn
1/2 cup fat free half and half
In large stock pot or Dutch oven, add bacon and cook over medium heat just until it begins to crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove bacon to paper-towel lined plate; set aside. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons rendered fat.

Add carrot, celery, onion, garlic and jalapeño pepper. Cook over medium heat until vegetables begin to soften, another 5-7 minutes. Add sweet potato, water, bay leaf, cayenne pepper, and allspice. Simmer 20 minutes, or until potatoes are soft.

Add corn and half and half; simmer until heated through.