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Midwest Chowder

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8 servings, 1 cup each

Potatoes, celery, onions, cheddar, cream-style corn: You can tell from the ingredient list that this Midwest Chowder will be hearty, creamy and delicious!

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  • Bring vegetables and water to boil in saucepan on high heat. Cover; simmer on low heat 10 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. (Do not drain.) Set aside.
  • Melt butter in separate large saucepan on low heat. Stir in flour; cook and stir 2 min. or until bubbly. Gradually stir in milk until blended. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring frequently; cook 1 to 2 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Simmer on low heat 5 min.
  • Add cheese; cook and stir 2 min. or until melted. Add corn and undrained cooked vegetables; cook 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. (Do not boil.)

Size Wise

Warm up on a chilly day with a serving of this hearty chowder.


Substitute KRAFT Sharp Cheddar Cheese for the CRACKER BARREL Cheese. Or, for a quick and easy alternative, use KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese.

Hearty Golden Chowder

Omit corn. Prepare soup as directed, substituting 2 cups KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese for the CRACKER BARREL Cheese and adding 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives along with the undrained vegetables.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 250
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 360mg
Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 9g
Protein 8g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • alofft |

    Great flavors and texture. I added A cup of leftover diced ham

  • tindew |

    I added a can of chicken broth This is really a good comforting chowder

  • Marlena510 |

    I have been making this recipe for 19 years. It is one of my familes most favorites! I use canned carrots though and mild cheddar. It is very yummy! My kids renamed it cheese soup :) Very yummy!! Highly recommend.

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