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Cheesy Potato Chowder

Ingredients
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Red potatoes 3 Medium, peeled and cubed
  Celery rib 1 , sliced
  Carrot 1 Medium, chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green onions 3 , sliced
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Shredded american cheese 8 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Shredded swiss cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Caraway seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh chervil 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

1. Combine water, potatoes, celery and carrot in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
2. Meanwhile, melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir onions in butter 2 minutes or until tender but not brown. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir about 1 minute.
3. Stir milk and potato mixture into flour mixture; cook and stir over medium heat until bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in cheeses and caraway seeds. Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, until cheeses are melted and mixture is hot, stirring constantly. Garnish with chervil. Serve with oyster crackers, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Potato
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 737 Calories from Fat 381

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.5%

Saturated Fat 26.3 g131.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 128.8 mg42.9%

Sodium 1520.2 mg63.3%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 14.8 g

Protein 42 g83.5%

Vitamin A 84.8% Vitamin C 52.7%

Calcium 120.1% Iron 19.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheesy Potato Chowder Recipe