Clam Chowder

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by mollypaul

A wonderful New England comfort food.

Top Review by Cheryl W.

This sounds a lot like my father-in-law's recipe (which I lost) from Norfolk, VA. Only he started out with frying some bacon and adding the rest of the ingredients to it. It was a thin soup but, oh, so good! I prefer the thin version over the thicker one.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan, add onion and cook until tender but not brown.
  2. Add potatoes and just enough water to cook potatoes (about ten minutes).
  3. When potatoes are tender add parsley, salt and pepper, and clams with their juice.
  4. Just before serving add 2 cups milk and heat but do NOT boil.

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