Beefy Bacon Chowder
Rave reviews are sure to follow when this creamy chowder appears on the table. Bacon makes it rich and hearty. It's a favorite with my whole family. - Nancy Schmidt, Center, Colorado.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 2 cups chopped celery
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 4 cups milk
- 3 cups cubed peeled potatoes, cooked
- 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
- 2 cups chopped carrots, cooked
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, celery and onion over medium heat
- until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the milk, potatoes, soup,
- carrots, salt and pepper; heat through. Stir in the bacon just
- before serving. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 214 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 371 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.