Gatwick Cheddar Chowder

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Gatwick Cheddar Chowder
Categories: English, Ethnic, Cheese, Salad, Euro, Side dish
Yield: 6 servings

2 c  Water
2 c  Potatoes diced
1 c  Carrots diced
1/2 c  Celery diced
1/4 c  Onion chopped
Salt & pepper to taste

White Sauce:
1/4 c  Butter
1/4 c  Flour
1 c  Half-&-Half
1 c  Extra-sharp Cheddar cheese grated
1 c  Cheddar cheese grated
1 c  Ham cubed 1/2″

Combine all these ingredients in a large pot.
Boil for 10 mins.

White Sauce:
While vegetables are cooking then melt butter in a small saucepan.
Add flour then stir until smooth.
Slowly add Half-&-Half.
Cook until thickened.
Add cheese to sauce then stir until melted.
Add white sauce & ham to undrained vegetables.
Heat through then serve.

ORIGIN: Elsie Gordon, Gatwick-England, circa 2003

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