Ham chowder

Forget clam chowder, make way for ham chowder!

10 min
20 min
4 serving(s)


  • 450 g (1 lb) of Lafleur P’tit Caprice Smoked Ham, cut in small cubes
  • 30 mL (2 tablespoons) of olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery, finely chopped
  • 250 mL (1 cup) of raw potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 875 mL (3 1/2cups) of chicken stock
  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) of white wine
  • 250 mL (1 cup) canned diced tomatoes
  • 30 mL (2 tablespoons) of pesto
  • Dried thyme and oregano to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil or Italian parsley, chopped


  1. 1.

    Heat oil in a pan and sauté onion, celery and garlic. Add ham and potatoes.

  2. 2.

    Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. 3.

    Add chicken stock, wine and tomatoes.

  4. 4.

    Add pesto and herbs and correct seasoning.

  5. 5.

    Bring to a boil, turn down the heat and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are cooked.

  6. 6.

    Sprinkle with basil and serve immediately.

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