Bacon and Potato Chowder

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Kat2355

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

Top Review by Melany

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

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.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a