Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 hrs
A hearty, rich, thick chowder for that only takes minutes to prepare and can cook in the slower cooker while I'm at work. It's a huge hit with my family!
- 1 lb breakfast sausage
- 4 potatoes, cut in cubes
- 1⁄2 cup onion, chopped
- 1 celery rib, chopped
- 1 large carrot, chopped
- 1 (32 ounce) carton chicken broth
- 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
- 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- salt and pepper
- Brown sausage and onion in a skillet. Drain well if necessary.
- Line bottom of slow cooker with veggies.
- Top veggies with cooked sausage and onions.
- Pour chicken broth into slow cooker.
- Turn crock pot to low and cook 4 to 5 hours.
- Before serving: add evaporated milk and cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- If a thicker soup is desired, add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons of cold water.