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Potato Chowder

No recipe image available.Hearty potato chowder with onion, carrots, bacon, parsley, paprika and a hint of sage.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 bacon strips
1 small onion, chopped
4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
2 carrots, peeled and sliced
2 cups hot water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon ground sage
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Fry bacon until crisp in a Dutch oven. Remove bacon; drain on paper towels.
  2. Add onion and sauté until limp. Add potatoes, carrots, hot water and salt. Cover and cook until vegetables are tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Add seasonings.
  3. Blend flour with 1/4 cup of milk and add with the remaining milk to the vegetable mixture, stirring constantly. Heat until slightly thickened.
  4. Crumble bacon and sprinkle over the soup.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.