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Midwest Ham Chowder Recipe

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Robin Nikolovski


2 cups water
2 cups chopped potatoes
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
1/4 t. pepper
2 cups milk
2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese or 10 oz. American Cheese
1 (15 oz.) can cream style corn
2 cups cubed cooked ham

In a large saucepan or pot, combine water, potatoes, carrots, celery and onions. Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

For cheese sauce, In medium saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly, may need to use a whisk to avoid lumps.

Add cheese to sauce and cook and stir until melted. Add cheese sauce to vegetable mixture. Stir in corn and ham. Heat through, but don't boil. Ladle into soup bowls and top with additional pepper, if you like.




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