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Creamy Potato-bacon Chowder

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2008-07-25 Side Dish
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Baked potatoes, cut into chunks, are combined with onion, celery, bacon, cream of chicken soup and milk in this flour-thickened soup.

  • Servings: 5-6

Ingredients:

1 Onion, diced
3 Celery Stalks, diced
5-6 Strips of Bacon
⅓ cup Flour
1 can Cream of Chicken Soup
5 cups Reduced-fat Milk or Whole Milk
5-6 Baked Potatoes, cut in chunks
Salt & Pepper, to taste

Directions:

Cook bacon in large pot. Remove; saute onion and celery in bacon grease. Add flour to make paste. Add salt and pepper and about 2 cups of milk. Add chicken soup and remaining milk. Stir in potatoes and crumbled bacon pieces. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

*For a lighter recipe, substitute turkey bacon, and chicken broth for 1/2 of the milk.

Helpful Tips:

As a Personal Chef, I've made this recipe for clients as well as my family, and it always comes back with rave reviews. Tip: For even greater comfort food, make some homemade bread to go with it.