Family Favorite Recipe

  Here is one of our all time favorite recipes

Cheddar Chowder

6 cups water
6 cups diced potatoes
1 1/2 cups diced carrots
1 1/2 cups diced celery
3/4 cup chopped onion
3 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoons pepper

White Sauce:

3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup (closer to a cup) flour
6 cups milk
6 cups grated cheddar cheese
3 cups cubed ham

Combine water, potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, salt and pepper in large pot. Boil 10-12 min. Meanwhile, in smaller pot make white sauce by melting the butter.  Add flour and stir until smooth (about 1 min.). Slowly add milk; cook until thickened. Add grated cheese to white sauce; stir until melted.  Add white sauce and cubed ham to vegetables that have not been drained. Heat through. 

Feeds about 8 good eaters:)


Jenna said...

Our family loves this recipe!

Amanda said...

When one puts cheese in something, it becomes a favorite! ; ) By the way, the batch you made for my bday was the best I've ever had!! Thank you soo much! : )