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Delicious Cheesy Potato Chowder Recipe

  • Author: A Cultivated Nest

Description

This cheesy potato chowder recipe is so delicious, and easy to make! It’s the perfect comfort food for a cold winter day!


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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • 11/2 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • ½ cup chopped yellow onion
  • 8 medium potatoes, baked and diced (peels on or off depending on preference)
  • 3 cup chicken broth – divided into 1 cup and 2 cup (if you use a low sodium variety, you may need to add salt to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon dried parsley or ½ cup fresh
  • 2 cup whole milk
  • 2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup frozen or canned corn
  • 6 pieces bacon, fried crispy

Instructions

  1. Heat butter/oil in a large stockpot over low heat.
  2. Add garlic, celery and onion. Saute until softened and translucent.
  3. Add potatoes, 1 c. broth, parsley, salt, and pepper. Cook 10 min. over med. Heat.
  4. Mix softened cream cheese, flour, milk and remaining 2 c. broth by hand mixer or whisk until smooth. Add to the stock pot and continue cooking over med. Heat, stirring frequently until heated through and thickened.
  5. Add shredded cheese and corn. Stir well to mix in. Let simmer until cheese is melted.
  6. Pour into serving bowls and top with bacon crumbles. Top with additional cheese if desired.
  7. *A dash of red hot sauce, stirred in adds extra punch.