Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Just add clams for a quick change

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced (about one cup)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 (14 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 2 cups diced potatoes (1/2 inch square pieces)
  • 12 cup diced onion
  • 1 12 cups milk (*)
  • 1 cup half-and-half (whole milk may be substituted for the 1 1/2 cups milk and 1 cup half-and-half)
  • 4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled (optional)
  • milk (optional)
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. In a saucepan sauté celery in butter over medium heat until tender (about 5 minutes).
  2. Stir in flour until combined. Stir in broth, bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Add potatoes: return to boil, reduce heat: simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until tender. Slightly mash potatoes then stir in milk, half and half, and bacon. Heat throughly.
  3. If desired thin with additional milk.

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