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Clam & Cabbage Chowder with Smoked Salmon Garnish

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 30


1/3 head cabbage, chopped
1 russet potato, cubed
2 stocks broccoli, stock only, peeled, cubed
1 serrano pepper, seeded, diced
1 shallot clove, large, diced
5-6 oz can clams
3 cups milk
3 tablespoons butter
2-3 tablespoons flour
1 pinch freshy parsley, chopped
the leaves from 2 twigs fresh marjoram, chopped
olive oil

optional garnish--for each serving:
smoked salmon
reserved parsley

Boil potatoes in salted water, add cabbage and broccoli, cook until soft. Drain.

Sautee minced shallot and serrano in olive oil.

Melt butter and add flour, mix. Cook until slightly browned, add milk slowly, stir until there are no lumps.

Combine in a soup pot. Add can of clams including liquid. Heat enough to warm, but do not boil. Add salt to taste. 15 minutes before serving, add fresh herbs and pepper. Reserve small amount of parsley for garnish.

Optional garnish: Top with a bit of smoked salmon and sprinkle with reserved parsley.

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