White Bean Chowder Recipe

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White Bean Chowder

Amy Frazier


We love this soup!!! We had it at one of our favorite restaurants, and I think I cracked their code! Great with cornbread on a cool Autumn evening.

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 Min
30 Min


4 can(s)
15.5 oz. each white northern beans
1 c
finely chopped (food processor) carrots
4 oz
softened cream cheese
1 pt
half and half or more as needed for consistency
1 can(s)
chicken broth
1/3 c
finely chopped onions
1/2 lb
bacon, cooked finely chopped, reserve drippings
2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded, plus garnish


1Chop carrots finely by hand, or use a food processor for better consistency for quick cooking. Cook bacon, reserve drippings, and chop finely.
2In a stock pot combine the Northern beans, carrots, cream cheese, chicken broth, half and half, reserved bacon drippings and onions. Bring up to temp. before adding cheddar cheese and bacon.
3When up to temp. (150') add the cheddar cheese and bacon. When cheese is melted, you are ready to serve! Garnish with cheddar cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy