Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

When money was tight, mom used to make this for us. Cheap eats and also a favorite with my kids.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, combine hot dogs, celery, carrots, green pepper, onion, and butter.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper until blended.
  4. Gradually add milk.
  5. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  6. Add cheese; stir until melted.


Most Helpful

Left the green pepper out bc I knew the kids would not eat it. Other than that, I followed the recipe. Kids weren't even going to try it, but I told them they had to. They did not like it at all; I thought it was ok. My kids are NOT picky eaters, so I was very surprised they didn't like this one. I thought this was going to be a winner for my house. Thanks for sharing, Di. Steph

Steph_40135 May 18, 2004

Our friends made this recipe for us for lunch today. It was so delicious, that I went searching for it. I will now make this soup, especially during the winter months. PS. They did leave the green pepper out, but I will definitely put it in. We make our own wine, so we opted for a Riesling with the chowder. I'll keep you posted when I try it and what I serve with it. Thanks for a wonderful easy to make soup.

roslan September 20, 2002

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