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This is such an easy recipe for clam chowder, it's one of my favorites! You can use more than two 5-ounce cans for this recipe if desired! Serving size is only estimated I could eat the whole thing myself LOL!
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- 7 slices bacon, chopped (can use more)
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic (optional or to taste)
- 2 stalks celery, finely diced
- 1/2 cup dry white wine (or use chardonnay)
- 1 cup whipping cream (unwhipped)
- 1 cup full-fat milk
- 2 (5 ounce) cans clams (save the juice!)
- 1 large bay leaf
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme (rubbed between fingers to release the flavors)
- 1 small russet potato, peeled and grated
- 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- pepper (lots of pepper!)
- 1In a heavy-bottomed pot brown the bacon, then add in onions, celery, thyme, bay leaf and garlic (if using); saute for about 4 minutes.
- 2Add in wine, whipping cream, milk and the juice from the clams (save the clams to add in the end).
- 3Add in the grated potato; bring to a slow simmer and cook for about 20 minutes until the grated potato softens, releases the starches and thickens the chowder base.
- 4Add in the reserved clam meat, evapoated milk and chopped parsley; bring to JUST a simmer and remove from heat.
- 5Season with salt and lots of black pepper.
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Nutritional Facts for Easy and Delicious Clam Chowder!
Serving Size: 1 (426 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 572.8
- Calories from Fat 344
- Total Fat 38.2 g
- Saturated Fat 21.4 g
- Cholesterol 145.5 mg
- Sodium 710.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 29.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
- Sugars 5.3 g
- Protein 23.1 g