Ali's Potato Gruyere Chowder

ali Bresnahan

By
@alibee

Absolutely Fabulous.
(To make vegetarian version, substitute fake bacon.) GRUYERE A MUST, don't sub.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

8 slice
bacon (*or substitute fake bacon for veg version)
2 Tbsp
olive oil, if needed
1 large
onion, chopped
1 large
shallot, chopped
2 clove
garlic, chopped
3 c
potatoes, any color (dice into 1/4 inch pieces)
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
dijon mustard
3 c
milk
1 c
gruyere cheese, grated
another 1 tsp. salt
freshly ground pepper
fresh chives for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot, cook the bacon according to package directions, until browned and crisp. Cool and chop into small pieces. Set aside.
2
In the same pot over med-high heat, add the onions, shallot and garlic. (add a little olive oil if needed.) Saute for 5 min. or until the onions start to get soft.
3
Add the diced potatoes and 1 tsp salt, saute for about 2 minutes. Add the mustard and milk. Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 25 minutes, or until potatoes are soft and soup thickens.
4
Whisk in the Gruyere cheese, another tsp. of salt, and a few pinches of pepper. Garnish with the bacon and chives.
5
YUMMM!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Chowders