Beef and Bacon Chowder

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“A delicious meaty soup with lots of flavor. This is a dinner chowder - it's great with oven toasted buttered french bread. Wonderful for fall and winter evenings and it is even better reheated!”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12-2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 lb turkey bacon
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans French onion soup
  • 3 (10 ounce) cans cream of potato soup
  • 4 cups hot milk (a few minutes in the microwave will do)
  • seasoning
  • I recommend
  • Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • onion powder
  • instant minced onion
  • salt


  1. Start cooking the bacon (skillet).
  2. Brown the ground beef in another skillet with the seasonings.
  3. Use a spatula to break the meat into small pieces as it browns.
  4. After the beef is fully cooked, drain the meat leaving it in the skillet.
  5. Add one full can of French Onion, then drain part of the broth from the second can emptying the remaining broth and the onions into the skillet with the beef.
  6. Simmer on med-low until ready to combine it.
  7. Once the bacon is fully cooked (not over cooked though), set it aside to drain and cool enough to handle.
  8. In a kettle, combine the 3 cans of Cream of Potato and the 4 cups hot milk over med to med-high heat.
  9. Pour the contents of the beef skillet into the kettle.
  10. Cut the bacon into small bite-sized pieces and add them to the kettle as well.
  11. Enjoy!

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