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Potato Bacon Chowder Recipe
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Potato Bacon Chowder Recipe

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This chowder is like a bacon-topped baked potato in a bowl. On cold winter days, my family is thrilled to see this meal on the table. —Jacque Manning, Burbank, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 bacon strips
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1-3/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 389 calories, 29 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 869 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove to paper towels to drain and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, saute onion and celery in drippings until tender; drain. Add to undrained potatoes. Stir in the soup, milk, sour cream, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until heated through (do not boil).
  4. Crumble bacon; set aside 1/4 cup. Add remaining bacon to soup along with parsley. Sprinkle with reserved bacon. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Potato Bacon Chowder in Backyard Living January/February 2005, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 389 calories, 29 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 869 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Reviews for Potato Bacon Chowder

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Reviewed Mar. 21, 2014

I liked this recipe. It was extremely easy to follow, and it turned out tasting very good. Even my picky 5-year-old ate it (he loves bacon). Thank you!

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2013

It was ok. A little to rich for my taste. Next time I think I will substitute the milk, sour cream and cream of chicken for half and half.

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2012

11-08-2012

Great Falls, Montana

We are getting our first major snow storm of the season, I made this recipe this evening for dinner. AWESOME !!! Thank you for sharing Jacque !

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2010

Sooo good and very easy to make! Great meal after a busy day. We are going to try it with cream of mushroom soup next time to see how that it.

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