- In a deep, 12 to 14-inch sauté pan, combine bacon, corn, onion, thyme, and salt and pepper to taste over medium high heat. Stir often until bacon and vegetables are golden brown, 12-15 minutes.
- Sprinkle flour over bacon and vegetables. Stir often over the heat for 2 minutes. Slowly stir in 1 cup of broth until mixture simmers and thickens, about 2 minutes.
- Add remaining broth and chilies and stir often until simmering. Gently whisk in half and half. Stir just until hot.
- Ladle soup into bowls and serve immediately.
Healthier Alternative: For a leaner version, use Lucerne® Fat Free Coffee Creamer instead of regular.