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Cheesy Ham & Potato Chowder

Thursday, February 9, 2017   /   by Jenel Yeamans

Cheesy Ham & Potato Chowder

Perfect for those blustery fall days, this chowder will win the whole family over!  Serves 6-8


  • 3 medium red potatoes cut into bite size wedges

  • Water for boiling potatoes

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 3 tablespoons flour

  • pepper

  • 3 cups milk

  • 1 cup shredded cheese

  • 1 cup cubed cooked ham

  • garnish with chopped green onion, sour cream dollop, bacon bits, etc.

15 minutes prep time

40 minutes cook time


  1. Boil enough water to cover potatoes, boil until tender, drain but save 1 cup of the water

  2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat, saute onion in the butter until tender

  3. Add flour to the butter and onion mixture and stir until smooth

  4. Season mixture with pepper to taste

  5. Continue to cook and stir for 1 minute

  6. Gradually add the reserved cup of water, milk, and potatoes

  7. Stir well and add cheese and ham

  8. Simmer over low heat, stirring frequently, for about 20 minutes

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