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Chunky Baked Potato Chowder

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Yields1 Serving

Ingredients
 2 slices bacon
 1 cup chopped onion (about 1)
 ½ cup chopped carrots (about 1)
 ½ cup chopped celery (about 2 stalks)
 4 cups low-fat 1% milk
 2 tbsp flour
 2 tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp black pepper
 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
 3 Russet potatoes, baked and cut into bite sized pieces

Directions
1

In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp.

2

Remove from pan, crumble and set aside.

3

Add onion, carrot and celery to bacon drippings and sauté over medium heat until onions are soft (about 10 minutes).

4

Meanwhile, in a large pot over medium heat, whisk together milk, flour, paprika, salt and pepper.

5

Bring to a boil and stir for one minute.

6

Reduce heat and slowly add in cheese, stir constantly until melted.

7

Add cooked onions, carrots, celery, and potatoes; stir well.

8

Heat until all ingredients are warm.

9

Serve with a sprinkling of bacon crumbles.

10

Variation: For a thicker, creamier soup, puree 2 cups of chowder in blender. Pour back into pot and stir thoroughly.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 2 slices bacon
 1 cup chopped onion (about 1)
 ½ cup chopped carrots (about 1)
 ½ cup chopped celery (about 2 stalks)
 4 cups low-fat 1% milk
 2 tbsp flour
 2 tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp black pepper
 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
 3 Russet potatoes, baked and cut into bite sized pieces

Directions

Directions
1

In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp.

2

Remove from pan, crumble and set aside.

3

Add onion, carrot and celery to bacon drippings and sauté over medium heat until onions are soft (about 10 minutes).

4

Meanwhile, in a large pot over medium heat, whisk together milk, flour, paprika, salt and pepper.

5

Bring to a boil and stir for one minute.

6

Reduce heat and slowly add in cheese, stir constantly until melted.

7

Add cooked onions, carrots, celery, and potatoes; stir well.

8

Heat until all ingredients are warm.

9

Serve with a sprinkling of bacon crumbles.

10

Variation: For a thicker, creamier soup, puree 2 cups of chowder in blender. Pour back into pot and stir thoroughly.

Chunky Baked Potato Chowder