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New England Clam Chowder

A classic hearty soup is ready in about 45 minutes--rich, easy and delicious!

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
cup diced peeled potatoes
1/2
cup chopped celery (1 medium stalk)
1/4
cup chopped onion
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
(6 1/2-oz.) cans minced clams, drained, reserving liquid
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
3
cups milk

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Steps

  • 1 Cook bacon in large saucepan over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan, reserving drippings; drain bacon on paper towels. Set aside.
  • 2 To bacon drippings in saucepan, add potatoes, celery, onion, salt, thyme, pepper and reserved clam liquid. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 In 1-quart jar with tight-fitting lid or medium bowl, combine flour and milk; shake or stir with wire whisk until smooth. Gradually stir into vegetable mixture. Cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently.
  • 4 Stir in clams. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir until thoroughly heated. DO NOT BOIL. Top individual servings with bacon.
  • 1 Cook bacon in large saucepan over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan, reserving drippings; drain bacon on paper towels. Set aside.
  • 2 To bacon drippings in saucepan, add potatoes, celery, onion, salt, thyme, pepper and reserved clam liquid. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 In 1-quart jar with tight-fitting lid or medium bowl, combine flour and milk; shake or stir with wire whisk until smooth. Gradually stir into vegetable mixture. Cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently.
  • 4 Stir in clams. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir until thoroughly heated. DO NOT BOIL. Top individual servings with bacon.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
760mg
760%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%;
Vitamin C
24%;
Calcium
32%;
Iron
100%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.