Hearty potato, ham and cheese chowder

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bake potatoes until done.
  • Cool.
  • Peel.
  • Cut four potatoes into small cubes.
  • Mash the remaining four with a fork.
  • Set aside.
  • Using a large soup pot, saute onion and celery in the 4 tablespoons of margarine or butter.
  • Cook until celery is tender.
  • Remove vegetables from pan.
  • Place remaining 6 tablespoons of butter or margarine in pan.
  • Add flour.
  • Mix over low heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Gradually add milk, stirring constantly to blend with flour mixture.
  • Add bouillon cubes and black pepper to taste.
  • Readd celery and onions to pot.
  • Add mashed potatoes.
  • Cook until heated through.
  • Add ham, and cubed potatoes.
  • Cook over medium low heat 15 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add cheese and bacon, if using, and cook until cheese is melted through.
  • Add more milk if soup is too thick.
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