Ali's Potato Gruyere Chowder

5
ali Bresnahan

By
@alibee

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

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

How to Make Ali's Potato Gruyere Chowder

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!

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About Ali's Potato Gruyere Chowder

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: French



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