Potato Chowder

Yield: 6qt (6 L) Portions: 24 Portion size: 8floz (250 mL) U.S. Metric Ingredients

Procedure

8 oz 12 oz

3 oz

4 oz

Salt pork

Onions, medium dice Celery, medium dice Flour

1. Grind the salt pork or cut into very fine dice.

2. Render the pork fat in a heavy saucepot.

3. Add the onions and celery. Cook in the fat over moderate heat until nearly tender. Do not brown.

4. Add the flour. Stir into the fat to make a roux. Cook the roux slowly for 4-5 minutes, but do not let it brown.

31/2 qt 3.5 L Chicken stock 5. Using a wire whip, slowly stir in the stock. Bring to a boil, stirring

3 lb 1.5 kg Potatoes, medium dice to make sure the liquid is smooth.

6. Add the potatoes. Simmer until all the vegetables are tender.

3 pt

1.5 L

Milk, hot

7. Stir in the hot milk and cream.

1 cup

250 mL

Heavy cream, hot

8. Season to taste with salt and white pepper.

to taste

to taste

Salt

to taste

to taste

White pepper

as needed as needed Chopped parsley 9. Sprinkle each portion with a little chopped parsley for garnish.

as needed as needed Chopped parsley 9. Sprinkle each portion with a little chopped parsley for garnish.

Per serving:

Calories, 210; Protein, 5 g; Fat 14 g (58% cal.); Cholesterol, 35 mg; Carbohydrates, 18 g; Fiber, 1 g; Sodium, 180 mg.

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