Recipes Cheddar And Bacon Chowder

 

Recipes Cheddar And Bacon Chowder

Recipes Cheddar And Bacon Chowder

  1. 3 thick slices applewood smoked bacon, chopped
  2. 1 cup minced onion
  3. 3 tbsp flour
  4. 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  5. 1/2 cup chicken broth
  6. 1/2 cup whole milk or half and half
  7. 7 1/2 – 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese

Recipes Cheddar And Bacon Chowder

  1. Cook bacon in a large saucepan over medium heat until crispy.

  2. Use a slotted spoon to transfer bacon to a paper towel lined plate.

  3. Set aside.

  4. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings from saucepan.

  5. Cook onion in drippings, stirring occasionally, until tender, 4 to 5 minutes.

  6. Add flour and cayenne pepper; cook and stir 1 minute.

  7. Stir in milk and broth.

  8. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally.

  9. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  10. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 cups cheese until melted.

  11. Ladle into bowls and top with reserved bacon and remaining cheese.