Quick Clam Chowder
2 Potato; pared and diced
1 c Leek; washed and sliced
1/2 c Celery; sliced
1/2 c Carrot; sliced
2 ts Margarine; diet
2 c Tomato; low sodium - canned
1/4 ts Thyme
1 can clams; rinsed
In a microwave casserole, combine potato, leeks or onions, celery,carrot, and margarine;
cover with plastic wrap and zap on high for 6 min, until potato is softened.
Add tomatoes with liquid and thyme,recover with plastic wrap and zap again on high for 5 min until potato is soft and mixture is thoroughly heated.
Arrange clams hinge side out and cover again...Zap 3 min turn... Zap 3 min.Let stand 5 min and serve.