Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Cheesy Chicken Chowder

Cheesy Chicken Chowder

This was SO good! I wish I'd thought to snap a photo of it...I'll have to make it sometime soon!

  • 3 Cups water
  • 3 Chicken boullion cubes
  • (or 3 cups of chicken stock)
  • 2 cups diced peeled potaotes
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 diced onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter or margerine
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded Cheese (or more if you like)
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken

In a 4 quart saucepan, disolve boullion cubes in the water by boiling. Reduce heat. Add potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan. Add flour and mix well. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over low heat util slightly thickened. Stir in cheese and cook until melted. Add to broth along with chicken. Cook and stir over low heat until headed through.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Note: Try substituting sausage or some other meat for the chicken!

Source: Kathy Vore

Cheese! by Roxanne Ready, Creative Commons Licence