Cheddar Chowder
Recipe type: Chowder
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8
This chowder is so easy to fix and perfect for any occasion; spruce it up with a jello salad and rolls, or serve it plain. I've fixed this to welcome a new baby to a home or to provide comfort in the death of a loved one.
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups diced potatoes
  • ½ cup celery
  • ½ cup diced or shredded carrots
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup of one of the following: ham, bacon, tuna, salmon, hamburger, or sausage
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  1. Cook together the first 7 ingredients (water through pepper)
  2. Do not drain
  3. In another pan, melt butter
  4. Add flour and stir until smooth
  5. Add milk, stirring until slightly thickened
  6. Add cheese and stir until melted
  7. Mix vegetables and sauce together
  8. Add meat of your choice
  9. Heat through and serve.
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