Cheesey Chicken Chowder

3
Marsha Baker

By
@mrsbakery

This is a fabulous recipe. I've been asked for it more times than I can count. This is my 'go to' dish to take to ill or grieving families. It's definitely comfort food. If you're in a hurry, it's easy enough to use frozen veggies in exchange for fresh.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
    diced peeled potatoes
  • 1 c
    diced carrots
  • 1 c
    diced celery
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese (we prefer 6 ozs. velveeta)
  • 2 c
    diced cooked chicken
  • 2 - 3 Tbsp
    dry chicken soup base, optional

How to Make Cheesey Chicken Chowder

Step-by-Step

  1. In large saucepan, bring broth to boil. Reduce heat; add vegetables, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan; add flour and mix well with whisk. Gradually stir in milk; cook over low heat until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Stir in cheese until melted; add to broth along with chicken. If using soup base; add now (be sure to reduce amount of salt). Cook and stir over low heat until heated through, about 3 minutes.

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