Bacon and Potato Chowder

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Very filling, tasty, and easy to make. For best results, buy a good, very smokey bacon from a butcher shop.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon until crisp, and chop. Drain and use paper towel to soak up excess fat.
  2. In a large pot, sautee onion and garlic with 2 tbsp bacon drippings.
  3. Add potatoes, water, bouillon cubes to pot.
  4. Heat to boiling, then cover and simmer until potatoes are cooked, then add bacon.
  5. Mix flour with a small amount of evaporated milk, making a paste.
  6. Gradually stir in remaining milk.
  7. Add to potato mixture.
  8. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
  9. Stir often to ensure the soup doesn't burn on the bottom of the pot.
Most Helpful

we loved it! thick and filling, so better as a main dish. very tasty and easy to make.

Melany * October 14, 2002

Great recipe! Filling as a main course with salad or as an appetizer. My company and family loved it!

Jan1966 February 25, 2002

This was really tasty, however I didn't know if or when you should add the bacon, so I added it with the potatoes, it was so creamy yumm..

Gidget January 24, 2002

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