Cheddar Potato Chowder

Contributed By: Parker


2 cups water
2 cups diced unpeeled red potatoes
1 cup diced carrot
1/2 cup diced celery
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups 2% milk
2 cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
1 cup cubed fully cooked ham


1. In a Dutch oven, combine the first 7 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender.
2. Meanwhile, place flour in a large saucepan; gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Add cheese; stir until melted. Stir the ham and the cheese sauce into undrained vegetables; stir until combined.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
YIELD: 7 servings.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 212 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 847mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.

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