q Cheesy Chicken Chowder – Reciprocity

Cheesy Chicken Chowder


  • 3 c chicken broth
  • 2 c peeled and diced potatoes
  • 1 c diced carrots
  • 1 c diced celery
  • 1/2 c diced onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 c butter
  • 1/3 c flour
  • 2 c milk
  • 2 c shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 c cooked and diced chicken


In a 4 qt saucepan bring chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat; add potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, melt butter in a 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 until heated through.

Notes:  For a clean version, lowfat milk, pasture butter, no cheese, and whole wheat flour.

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Meagan Hinson

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