Low Calorie Boston Clam chowder

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is not my favorite clam chowder recipe but it is low cal, rather thin but tasty. Make mine loaded with potatoes, pork & tomatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set out a 3 quart saucepan.
  2. Add 1/2 cup clam liquid, onions, carrots, water, salt, pepper& thyme.
  3. Meanwhile cut the clams in half.
  4. When the veggies are tender put in the clams and gradually add milk.
  5. stirring all the while.
  6. Simmer 5 minutes.
  7. Garnish with chopped parsley.
Most Helpful

Flavor was right on. I doubled the clams and added less carrots, personal preference. We like it clammy!

Stefanie828 September 30, 2010

Looking for a low calorie Clam chowder is rather hard. This recipe hit just the right spot!I added celery and more clam juice. It even seemed better the next day! Thank you

Ember03 November 13, 2006