Cheesy Potato and Bacon Chowder

1
Connie Deitz

By
@Riven

Very tasty!!!!

Rating:
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
diced potatoes
2 c
boiling water
1/2 c
thinly sliced carrots
1 c
thinly chopped celery
1/4 c
diced onion
1/4 tsp
celery salt
1/2 tsp
garlic salt
1/2 tsp
onion powder
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
flour
2 c
milk or cream
2 c
shredded cheddar cheese
8 slice
cooked and crumbled bacon

How to Make Cheesy Potato and Bacon Chowder

Step-by-Step

  • 1On medium high heat in a 2 quart saucepan, combine the potatoes, boiling water, carrots, celery, onion and the spices. Stir well and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • 2In a medium sized saucepan, over medium high heat, melt the butter. Stir in the flour. Keep stirring until bubbly but not brown. Add the milk or cream. Stir until slightly thickened.
  • 3Add the cheese to the milk mixture and cook, stirring to blend until the cheese melts. Add the bacon to the milk and cheese mixture and stir well. Save a little amount of the crumbled bacon for sprinkling on the top of the chowder when it's done.
  • 4Add the milk and cheese mixture to the potato mixture and stir well. Heat on medium low heat simmering for about another 10 minutes or until very hot. Serve. Sprinkle the bacon over the tops of the chowder as you serve them. Can top with a dollop of sour cream as well.

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About Cheesy Potato and Bacon Chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #comfort-food