Chowder is always good on a chilly night. But with sharp cheddar cheese, this hearty, vegetarian-friendly soup is flat-out amazing!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
2 cups cold water
2 cups chopped potatoes
1/2 cup sliced carrots
1/2 cup sliced celery
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives
1 tsp. salt
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk
2 cups KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
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Let's Make It
Bring water, vegetables, chives and seasonings to boil in medium saucepan on high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 10 minutes. Do not drain.
Melt butter in large saucepan on low heat. Stir in flour. Cook 2 minutes or until bubbly. Gradually add milk, stirring until well blended. Cook on medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Add cheese; cook until melted, stirring constantly.
Add vegetable mixture; cook until heated through. Do not boil.
Warm up with a cup of this hearty chowder on a cold winter's night!
Garnish with additional chopped fresh chives just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 6 servings, about 1 cup each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.