When the kids come back from Trick-or-Treating tomorrow night, and before they dive into the much-anticipated candy, how about a nice warm bowl of soup for them? It’s creamy and cheesy with corn, carrots, and potatoes – all things that kids love!
Autumn Chowder to Warm Up on a Spooky Night!
6 slices bacon, chopped
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup water
2-1/2 cups pared, diced potatoes
1 cup chopped carrots
2 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon
3 cups milk
2 cans (15 ounces each) whole kernel corn, drained
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
3 Tablespoons all purpose flour
1. Partially cook bacon in a 4-quart Dutch oven. Stir in onions and cook until bacon is crisp. Stir in water, potatoes, carrots, and bouillon. Heat to boiling; reduce heat and cover. Simmer until potatoes are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.
2. Stir in milk, corn, and pepper. Heat to simmering. Toss together cheese and flour; add to soup mixture, stirring constantly until cheese is melted. Makes 8 servings.