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Cheeseburger Chowder

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Serve this tasty chowder with a salad and crusty rolls or biscuits.

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed, about 2 cups
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon beef bouillon granules or beef base
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Preparation:

In a 3 to 4-quart saucepan brown beef. Drain off excess fat. Stir in cubed potatoes, chopped celery, chopped onion, chopped green pepper, bouillon or base, salt, and 1 1/2 cups water. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Blend flour with 1/2 cup of milk. Add to saucepan along with the remaining 2 cups of milk. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly. Add cheese; heat and stir until cheese is melted.
Serves 6 to 8.

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