Easy Potato Chowder

Easy Potato Chowder

Makes 2 servings


  • 6 medium Wisconsin potatoes, peeled and diced (about 4 cups)
  • 4 cups water, or enough to cover potatoes
  • 1medium chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill weed
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper
  • 1 can (12 oz.) light evaporated skim milk, undiluted
  • 8 oz. sharp Cheddar cheese spread
  • Salt to taste


  1. Combine potatoes and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over HIGH heat for 20 minutes or until tender. Mash coarsely. Add onions and other vegetables and seasonings.
  2. Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Add milk to chowder; simmer until slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Add cheese.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat and stir until cheese spread has completely dissolved. Serve hot. Substituting potatoes for noodles in Beef Stroganoff gives this dish a flavor and nutrition boost.