RECIPES

Slow-Cooker Potato Chowder

Slow-Cooker Potato Chowder
Active Time
30 Minutes
Servings
6-8
2 quarts

Ingredients

Ingredients List

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Pepper Jack can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Place the potatoes, onion, cumin and chipotle peppers in a greased 3-quart slow cooker. Pour in broth; stir to combine. Cook on low for 5 ½-6 hours (or on high for 2 ½-3 hours) or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Combine flour and cream until smooth; stir into chowder. Cover and cook on high 30 minutes longer or until chowder has thickened. Reduce the heat to low or set on warm. Gradually stir in pepper jack until melted.
  3. Set aside 1/2 cup bacon for topping; stir in the remaining bacon. Garnish servings with reserved bacon, additional pepper jack, sour cream and green onions.

Recipe Tip

Any brand of Wisconsin pepper jack cheese can be used.

Cheesemonger Tip

Select for cheesemonger info

Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Pepper jack is produced with a creamy and buttery monterey jack cheese base that’s blended with hot peppers for a spicy kick. It’s an excellent cheese for melting.