Onion Chowder with Cheesy Onion Popovers

Onion Chowder with Cheesy Onion Popovers
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  • 6Servings


  • 1 pound sliced bacon, chopped
  • 4 white onions, chopped
  • Salt
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 32 ounce container chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 ounces cheddar cheese, cut into tweleve 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped chives


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees . Grease a standard 12-cup muffin pan. In a large Dutch oven, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 12 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to paper towels to drain. Add the onions to the pot, season with salt and cook for 8 minutes. Set aside 1/4 cup of the cooked onions. Sprinkle the remaining onions with 1/4 cup flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in the chicken broth and bring to a boil; lower the hear and simmer for 8 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a blender, mix the reserved onions, 1 cup milk, the remaining 1 cup flour, the eggs, butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt until smooth. Fill each muffin cup halfway with batter and place a cube of cheese in the center of each. Bake for 25 minutes, then lower the heat to 350 degrees ; bake for 15 minutes more.

Stir the remaining 1 cup milk into the soup and heat through. Garnish with the bacon and chives. Serve with the popovers.