Cheesy Chicken Chowder Recipe

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Cheesy Chicken Chowder Recipe
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Cheesy Chicken Chowder Recipe

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I like to serve this hearty chowder with garlic bread and a salad. It's a wonderful dish to prepare when company drops in. The rich, mild flavor and tender chicken and vegetables appeal even to children and picky eaters. —Hazel Fritchie, Palestine, Illinois
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups (about 8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken

Directions

In a 4-quart saucepan, bring chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat; add potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium saucepan; add flour and mix well. Gradually stir in milk; cook over low heat until slightly thickened. Stir in cheese and cook until melted; add to broth along with chicken. Cook and stir over low heat until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Chicken Chowder in Taste of Home June/July 1993, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 322 calories, 19g fat (12g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 1100mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.

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  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups (about 8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  1. In a 4-quart saucepan, bring chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat; add potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium saucepan; add flour and mix well. Gradually stir in milk; cook over low heat until slightly thickened. Stir in cheese and cook until melted; add to broth along with chicken. Cook and stir over low heat until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Chicken Chowder in Taste of Home June/July 1993, p29

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recipehound54 User ID: 4246730 282859
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2018

"I love recipes where I don't have to put any ingredients on my shopping list; they become "go to" recipes when you need to put together a quick, hearty meal. This soup is such a nice change from chicken noodle or chicken rice soup. I did add one more cup of broth than the recipe called for; I used canned broth and would have had about 1 cup left over from the 2 cans I opened so I just added the extra and it tasted great. Very flavorful and definitely fits my guidelines for comfort food. I am so glad there were leftovers for tomorrow night! salad, French bread or hearty sandwich and soup: perfect!"

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LeslieH User ID: 191346 282666
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2018

"Delicious!"

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Mary Ann User ID: 5715562 282120
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2018

"I have been making this recipe for years, my whole family loves it, now my daughters make it for their families. It is easy and delicious! Definitely a keeper!"

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Donut Queen User ID: 6883809 276233
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2017

"Yummy, this soup is delicious and a definite keeper! As I do with all my chicken soups, I added a bay leaf, a bit of sage, thyme and rosemary; these herbs add wonderful depth of flavour."

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 268357
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2017

"We always double this recipe because it is plain old-fashioned goodness. One recipe is not enough!"

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 264413
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2017

"This lacks a little bit in flavor, so I made sure to season my chicken with garlic, onion, salt and pepper before adding it to the chowder. Everyone loved this so I will be making it again."

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7833louis User ID: 1040763 256130
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2016

"easy, quick, and delicious. Just to try and cut down on the carbs a little I only used 1 T of flour along with 2 c of heavy whipping cream instead of the milk. Also did not have chicken broth so I used 3 c water with 2 bouillon cubes and omitted salt. It was perfect!"

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jimjars User ID: 8605130 236784
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2015

"this recipe is great, registered as a member of this site just so i could say that i also occasionally use steak chunks instead and it's amazing. i just brown the steak chunks a bit before adding to the stew and use beef broth instead of chicken broth! it's a cold night favorite and tastes great in a bread bowl :)"

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[email protected] User ID: 3864962 1407
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"The whole family loved it!!"

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af2004rn User ID: 8023179 1005
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"I think garlic would be a nice addition to the chowder."

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