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Milkweed Bud And Cheese Chowder

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Ingredients
  Bacon 1⁄2 Pound, cooked and crumbled
  Bacon drippings 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Celery 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), diced
  Potatoes 3 Medium, peeled and sliced
  Carrots 2 , sliced
  Milkweed flower buds 1 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dill weed 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Quart
  Cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Place milkweed in saucepan, cover with boiling water and continue to boil for 5 minutes.
Drain; rinse and repeat boiling process.
Drain well.
Saute onion in bacon drippings.
Add with celery, potatoes, milkweed, dill, 1 cup water and salt and pepper to saucepan.
Bring to boil, reduce heat, then cover and simmer gently 30 minutes.
Stir in milk and cheese.
Stir until cheese melts.
Do not allow to boil.
Sprinkle with bacon.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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