Cheddar Potato Chowder

*A cozy comfort food for those winter evenings *


  • 2 cups potatoes (diced)
  • ¼ cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups fat free milk
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese (grated)
  • 2 ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce


Combine potatoes, onion, salt, and water. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Set aside and do not drain. In a separate saucepan, melt butter. Slowly add flour until smooth. Gradually add milk. Stir until smooth. Simmer and stir constantly. Texture should become thick. Remove from heat and add cheese. Stir until cheese become melted. Add undrained vegetables and Worcestershire sauce. Heat thoroughly but do not boil.