Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Cheddar Chowder

I LOVE a good soup and when I find one that is quick, easy and delicious I love it even more. This recipe is a definite keep because not only is in all these things - it also includes ingredients that I usually have on hand - YAY!!

Cheddar Chowder
(recipe found in A.C.C.C.)

2 cups water
2 cups potatoes, diced
1 cup carrots, diced
1 cup celery, chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup ham, diced

Cheese Sauce
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk
2 cups grated cheddar cheese

Boil first 7 ingredients together until vegetables are tender. Do not drain. Add ham. Cheese Sauce: melt butter in saucepan, add flour and milk. Add cheese and melt. Add cheese sauce to undrained vegetables and ham. Serve.

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