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Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

Taste of Home

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Drain clams, reserving juice; set aside.
  2. Place the clams in a food processor; cover and process until finely chopped; set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, combine the broth, potato, celery, onion, bouillon, and thyme.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Decrease heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  6. Stir in the reserved clam juice.
  7. Combine the cornstarch and cream until smooth; gradually stir into the soup.
  8. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  9. Stir in the butter, cayenne, and the clams.
  10. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until heated through.
  11. Garnish with bacon.