My Mother's Clam Chowder

Total Time
1hr
Prep
30 mins
Cook
30 mins

My favorite recipe for a not-too-clammy clam chowder

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine cut vegetables in a large stew pot.
  2. Drain juice off canned clams and pour juice over veggies.
  3. Add enough water to cover vegetables.
  4. Simmer over medium heat until tender.
  5. Melt Butter in a sauce pan.
  6. Add flour and blend until smooth.
  7. When vegetables are tender add the flour mixture and all other ingredients to the vegetables.
  8. Make sure flour mixture is mixed in well (it acts as a thickening agent).
  9. Simmer all ingredients for 30 minutes.
  10. Add salt and white pepper to taste.
Most Helpful

5 5

Outstanding! There's no fancy ingredients, but the flavor is still outstanding. It's really thick and creamy, too. I added one extra can of clams but made no other changes. Thanx for sharing your mother's clam chowder. It's a big hit!