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Slow-Cooker Beer and Cheese Potato Chowder

Cut the richness of cheese and cream with the tang of beer in this dense and flavorful vegetable soup.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 20 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

2
lb. (6 medium) russet potatoes, peeled, chopped (6 cups)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1
medium carrot, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1
garlic clove, minced
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
(14-oz.) can chicken broth
1
(12-oz.) can beer
8
oz. (2 cups) shredded Cheddar and American cheese blend
1/2
cup whipping cream
Rye bread, cut into cubes and toasted, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 In 3 to 4-quart slow cooker, combine potatoes, onion, celery, carrot, garlic and pepper; stir gently to mix. Pour broth and beer over vegetables.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low setting for 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 10 minutes before serving, coarsely mash vegetables with potato masher or fork. Add cheese and whipping cream; stir until cheese is melted. Cover; cook an additional 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Top with croutons.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
445
(
Calories from Fat
205),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
860mg
860%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
12%;
Calcium
28%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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