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    Potato-Bacon Chowder

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    30 mins

    30 mins

    Cookin'Diva's Note:

    A satisfying comfort food that can be jazzed-up with the same toppings you would put on a baked potato (cheese, green onions, bacon). This is a great soup for a pot-luck, because it is universally enjoyed by kids and adults. NOTE: The original version called for Half 'N Half, but I've found that milk works just fine.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare vegetables; dice onion and celery. Peel and dice potatoes into small pieces.
    2. 2
      Saute onion and celery in butter about 8 minutes over low heat until softened.
    3. 3
      Add potatoes and chicken broth. Simmer 15-20 minutes until potatoes are tender.
    4. 4
      Add cream cheese to soup (Hint: pour some of the hot soup into a mixing bowl with cream cheese; whisk to blend, and then pour this back into the soup pot).
    5. 5
      Add chopped bacon and milk (if you like a richer soup, use Half-n-Half instead of milk).
    6. 6
      Option - add a pkg. of frozen broccoli, cooked, drained and chopped, or a package of frozen corn.
    7. 7
      Season with salt and pepper.
    8. 8
      Serve with additional toppings (cheese, chopped green onions, bacon).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 05, 2008

      55

      We really enjoyed this. The flavor is very similar to my WW baked potato soup but this has more fat etc. I made the soup before the recipe was changed and the direction were different. So I have some yellow corn added into my soup. I used half-and-half which the recipe called for before the change. Very delicious soup. Thanks for posting. Made for PAC Fall 2008

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    • on January 21, 2008

      55

      Outstanding Soup ! Wow and wow again ! I made this on Saturday afernoon and enjoyed it for 3 days! I followed the recipe carefully and only change I made was to add the bacon into the soup. This has become my new favourite potato bacon chowder! Thanks, Diva, for a terrific soup that I will add to my other repeat recipes!

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    Nutritional Facts for Potato-Bacon Chowder

    Serving Size: 1 (306 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 306.8
     
    Calories from Fat 182
    59%
    Total Fat 20.2 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 9.5 g
    47%
    Cholesterol 45.6 mg
    15%
    Sodium 635.4 mg
    26%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.9 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    7%
    Protein 10.4 g
    20%

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