Corn and Lima Chowder

  • Yield: servings


1 inch-thick cube of salt pork
1medium onion, sliced or chopped
4 to 5 potatoes (depending on size) sliced or cubed
2packages frozen niblet corn
1package frozen lima beans
2cups water
4cups milk
2tablespoons butter
1/2cup sun-dried tomatoes
1/2teaspoon dried thyme
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Dice and cook salt pork in a large iron pot until the fat is melted. Remove bits of rind. Add onions and cook 5 minutes, stirring often. Add water and potatoes. Cover and cook until potatoes are tender. Add remaining ingredients and heat slowly until done to taste.

Recipe by Sam Benson