16 Reviews

If you are searching for a quick dinner for two you have come to the right place! This is a delicious chowder in almost no time at all filled with fresh vegetables and proves to be very flavorful. Complement with a tossed green salad and some crusty Italian bread and you are all set! Thanks Dorothy!

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Bev November 04, 2002

Really good! I cooked the potatoes, celery and carrots for a few minutes prior to adding everything else. I also threw in a bottle of clam juice to add to the amount of liquids. Perfect for a winter's dinner here in New England. Thanks!

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LuckyDog December 20, 2009

This is quick and short preparation! The flavor is awesome. Wash, cut, open and dump everything to the pot and let it simmer. Potatoes and carrots in my opinion probably be better to cook first for 3-5 minutes before joining the rest of the ingredients. Serving with 3oz of Sirloin Steak and a scoop of Linguine with Garlic & Olive Oil for dinner of 2. Very fulfilling! Thank you for sharing!!!

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BriS August 02, 2008

I doubled the recipe, my husband loves soup of any kind! This was very good and I liked the blend of cayenne and thyme. I did add an extra cup of water and used a tsp of ham bouillon instead of bacon. Thanks for the suggestion of the whole baby clams, I had no idea of what to buy. Now we have a delicious lunch already for us tomorrow. Thanks for the great recipe. Carole in Orlando

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carole in orlando January 06, 2004

I usually make New England Clam Chowder so thought I'd give the tomato based chowder a try. We enjoyed this recipe and it certainly was simple. I omitted the potato as we follow a low carb die and I sauteed the veggies first. I will make it again. Thanks!

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mums the word June 22, 2013

Quick and easy as advertised. We had this for an easy lunch and quite enjoyed.

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Sue Lau February 22, 2013

Very enjoyable soup for dinner. I doubled the carrots and celery and left out the potatoes to save on carbs. Added the clam juice, but waited to add clams until it was closer to done. Used the stewed tomato option. Hubby doesn't like red chowders, but I thought it was pretty good. Thanks for sharing.

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Queen Roachie February 08, 2013

Derf, thanks for this great recipe. I fried the bacon in the pot first and set it aside. Then I sauteed the onions, carrot and celery in the bacon fat before adding the remainder of the ingredients. I didn't add the baby clams till the last 5 minutes of cooking and I added an 8 0z bottle of clam juice and a little bit of parsley with the tomatoes.

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DaleInCO October 27, 2011

Nice recipe and easy. Needs more juice. Added extra clam juice and a little spicy v8.

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aronsinvest October 28, 2010
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