CLAM CHOWDER

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 small cans chopped clams (drained)
  • 5- 6 potatoes (I use red bliss)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 3 pieces bacon
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 4 c. milk
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  • Peel potatoes and cook until tender. While potatoes cook;
  • In dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon and
  • put aside. Add onion and celery to drippings and cook
  • till tender. Melt butter in a large saucepan.
  • Add flour and stir until frothy. Slowly add
  • milk and cream. Cook for a few minutes. Add milk mixture to
  • celery & onions. Stir in drained clams, potatoes,
  • crumbled bacon and salt & pepper. Cook over low
  • heat for 10-15 minutes.
  • Makes about 2 quarts.
  • Great served in bread bowls.

Notes

Categories: Chowder  Side Dish  Soup 

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