Whether enjoyed as a cozy lunch on a chilly day or served as a comforting dinner with crusty bread on the side, this Cheddar Chowder is a versatile and nourishing option for any occasion. The robust flavors of the cheddar cheese and bacon, combined with the tender vegetables, create a symphony of taste that is both familiar and exciting. With its creamy texture and soul-warming qualities, this chowder is a delightful indulgence that will warm you from the inside out. So gather your ingredients and prepare to savor the comforting embrace of this delectable Cheddar Chowder.
2 cups water
2 cups cubed potatoes (approx. 2 medium potatoes)
1/2 c coined or chopped carrots (approx. 2 carrots)
1/2 c chopped celery (approx. 1-2 stalks)
1/4 c chopped onion (approx. 1 small onion)
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
Ingredients for white sauce
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
2 cups warmed milk
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup chopped ham
01Place the potatoes, carrots, celery and onion in the water. Bring to boil and simmer until vegetables are firm.
02In a separate pan, melt butter. Add flour and whisk until smooth. Add warmed milk and stir constantly until thickened. Add cheese and stir until melted. Add ham and stir.
03Pour white sauce into simmering vegetable mixture.