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You Will Need
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Prepare the Ingredients
Cut mushrooms into ¼" slices.
Peel and halve shallot. Slice thinly.
Trim woody ends off asparagus and cut into 1” lengths.
Cut potato into ¼" dice.
Start the Chowder
Place a medium pot over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add shallot and mushrooms to hot pan. Stir often until vegetables soften, 5-7 minutes.
Stir in flour until vegetables are completely coated.
Finish the Chowder
Add ½ cup water, mirepoix base, potatoes, cream cheese, garlic salt, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper to hot pot. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
Once simmering, cook until potatoes have softened, 8-10 minutes.
While chowder cooks, toast bread.
Toast the Bread
Place bread on prepared baking sheet, cut side up. Drizzle each with 1 tsp. olive oil and top with half the cheese (reserve remaining for garnish).
Bake in hot oven until toasted and cheese is melted, 5-7 minutes.
Finish the Dish
Stir asparagus and a pinch of salt into pot. Return to a simmer. Simmer, 5 minutes.
Remove from burner.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping chowder with remaining cheese. Bon appétit!
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