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Easy recipe for broccoli and potato cheese chowder
I've made this more times than I can count and to this day there have never been any leftovers. It's that good.
Shellie Anne Javier-Follero
10.17.22

If you are looking for a comfort meal for the whole family, you are in a right place.

Here’s a special recipe from Cooking with Donna and the main ingredients are broccoli and potato.

Broccoli and Potato Cheese Chowder

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The beauty of broccoli

According to an article published by Healthline, one of the most consumed veggies in the world is broccoli.

It is tasty both fresh and cooked, and it is easy to prepare.

It contains a lot of minerals, including isothiocyanate which may have several health advantages.

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Broccoli contains more protein than the majority of other vegetables and is also a good source of fiber.

A recipe worth making

Donna shared that she’s been in the kitchen helping her mother to cook since 9 years old.

Her recipe for broccoli potato cheese chowder already has over 900k views and tens of thousands of thumbs-ups from her followers.

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A hearty recipe

Unlike many homemade soups and chowders, this recipe is thick with delicious chunks of veggies and bacon to keep us feeling full and satisfied.

So, with that being said, let’s get after it.

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The ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup finely diced yellow onion
  • 1 packed tablespoon finely cut
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 teaspoon season salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups cubed Yukon gold potato
  • 6 cups large broccoli florets
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 3 cups whole-fat milk
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 7oz can crema found in baking aisles (not condensed milk)
  • 3 cups freshly grated American block cheese
  • salt to taste
  • crispy bacon for toppings
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To Make:

Step 1: saute onion then garlic on low heat.

Step 2: add chicken stock.

Step 3: boil for a few minutes, then add carrots.

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Step 4: after 5 minutes, add the potatoes, then the broccoli.

Step 5: season with salt, paprika, black pepper, and celery seed.

To thicken:

Step 1: whisk together whole-fat milk and cornstarch on low heat.

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Step 7: once it thickens, add the crema.

Step 8: batch by batch, add freshly grated American cheese.

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Step 9: add the cheesy creamy sauce to our vegetable mixture.

Step 10: mix together on low heat.

Step 11: top with crispy bacon and more cheese and enjoy!

Pro tip from Donna: if you think it’s too thick, just add chicken stock. If too thin, add more cornstarch.

Get Donna’s full step-by-step process in the video below!

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By Shellie Anne Javier-Follero
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Shellie Anne Javier-Follero is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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