Potato Bacon Chowder

Potato Bacon Chowder I


  • 8 slices bacon (cut up)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Dash of pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley (optional)


Fry bacon until crisp in a 3 qt. sauce pan. Add onion and saute for 2-3 minutes. Pour off fat and add potatoes and water. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in soup and sour cream; gradually add milk. Add salt, pepper, and parsley. Heat to serving temperature.. Makes 7 cups

By Robin

Potato Bacon Chowder II


  • 8 slices bacon, cut up
  • 1/2-1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • dash pepper
  • grated cheese, to taste
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley


Fry bacon until crisp. Add onions and celery and saute 2-3 minutes. Pour off fat. Add potatoes and water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 10-15 minutes. Stir in soups and sour cream. Gradually add milk. Do not boil - heat slowly. Add parsley and grated cheese before serving.


By Robin from Washington, IA


February 26, 20060 found this helpful

Could fat free sour cream and low fat cream of chicken soup be used instead ?

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