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quick & easy potato chowder

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Recipe by
Monnette Surface
Temecula, CA

Great soup on those cold days..=)

(1 rating)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For quick & easy potato chowder

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

How To Make quick & easy potato chowder

  • 1
    dice potatoes and rise till water is clear( you may peel potatoes but I left the skins on )
  • 2
    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
  • 3
    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
  • 4
    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
  • 5
    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..=)

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