Friday, October 15, 2010

Potato Chowder Recipe

Tonight I felt like comfort food!  This is pure comfort!  So creamy and tasty.  Perfect for a crisp autumn day.
Potato Chowder

Ingredients

  • 2 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 medium red potatoes,diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups heavy cream (or use milk if watching your weight)
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • Dash of pepper
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings. 
  2. In the drippings, saute onion until tender. 
  3. Add the potato, carrot, broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the vegetables are almost tender.
  4. Stir in the cream, corn and pepper. Cook 5 minutes longer. 
  5. Combine the flour and cold water until smooth; gradually whisk into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. 
  6. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese until melted. Sprinkle with bacon.

4 comments:

The Zany Housewife said...

I'm adding this to my 'must try' list. Looks fantastic!

Lis said...

Mmmm I love potato soup! This looks really good. I'll definitely have to try this soon!

sonam said...

i will also try this list.

Aubrey West said...

I will definitely have to try this soon. It really looks yummy and indeed a healthy easy recipe. I hope to find more healthy food recipes here. Thanks!