Quick & Easy Potato Chowder

Monnette Surface


Great soup on those cold days..=)

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20 Min


30 Min


6 medium
potatoes ( diced & cleaned )
4 c
water, or enough to cover potatoes
1 medium
onion chopped
2 medium
bell peppers
1 1/2 c
diced ham
1 can(s)
12 oz. evaporated milk
1 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, & thyme to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

dice potatoes and rise till water is clear( you may peel potatoes but I left the skins on )
saute onions, bell peppers for about 10 min. just before they start to carmelize...while they are cooking, take clean potatoes and microwave them in covered plastic container for 5 min.on high
after potatoes are done, add diced ham to saute mixture and let cook for 2 min.or until a tad brown...then add some salt, pepper,garlic powder,thyme & paprika to taste...throw in potatoes and stir to incorporated
cover with water and let simmer for about 20 min. stirring every 5 min....once 20 min. has passed take a potato masher and rough mash some of the potatoes...add milk and let cook another 10-15 min. or until soup starts to thicken..make sure it's seasoned to taste
once you've adjusted your seasoning, turn off heat and add cheese stirring until melted...let sit 5-10 min..get bowls ready and enjoy..=)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders
Other Tag: Quick & Easy