Potato-Ham Chowder

4 med. potatoes
2 T. butter
1/4 c. chopped onion
1/4 c. green pepper, chopped
2 1/3 c. water, divided
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. paprika
3 T. flour
2 c. milk
1 (12 oz.) can whole kernel corn
1 1/2 c. diced cooked ham
Chopped parsley for garnish

Peel and dice potatoes in large saucepan. Melt butter, add onion and green pepper. Cook until tender. Add potatoes, 2 cups of water and seasoning. Cover and simmer until potatoes are tender. Make paste of flour and remaining water. Add the potato mixture, add milk and cook until slightly thickened, add corn (undrained) and diced ham. Heat through and sprinkle with parsley. Serves about 6 people.

Maxine Block