Dave's Favorite Clam Chowder

Total Time
50mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is my favorite. I don't really like clam chowder, but I love this soup! Its well balanced and is great with a little hot sauce and some Saltines. Please try it and rate it.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 4 quart stock pot, cook bacon until crispy, remove bacon and drain on paper towels, crumble and set aside.
  2. add onion and celery to bacon drippings in pot, cook until tender.
  3. stir in white wine, clam juice, potatoes, bullion, thyme (optional), black pepper, and red pepper (optional).
  4. Bring to boil: reduce heat, simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. In medium bowl, stir together milk, whipping cream, and flour.
  6. Add to pot and stir until slightly thickened.
  7. Stir in clams, 3/4 cup cheese, and bacon.
  8. stir and heat for a few more minutes or until heated through.