Mommy's Manhattan Style Clam Chowder

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by *Parsley*

Hearty and yummy.....low fat, too! Great with bread for a nice hot lunch.

Top Review by NewEnglandCook

This was a perfect recipe!! Thanks <br/>I made a seafood version w/ fresh cod, shrimps, and clams. <br/>I did not use green pepper or carrot but it came out great!!<br/>I served it with a brown wheat bread. <br/>This is a keeper, and a nice way to have chowder without all the calories!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large soup pot, heat the oil.
  2. Add onions, carrots, bell pepper, celery and garlic. Cook, stirring often, for about 8 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes, diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, reserved clam juice (from canned clams) and clam juice.
  4. Stir and bring to a boil.
  5. Add sugar, pepper, thyme, basil, bay leaf, and salt to taste.
  6. Reduce heat and gently simmer for about 30 minutes or until potatoes are nice and tender.
  7. Stir in the clams during the last 5 minutes of simmering.
  8. Remove bay leaf and serve.

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