New England Clam Chowder

READY IN: 1hr
Recipe by KathyP53

My sister sent to me. Calls it the best she's had and it's lower in fat than most.

Top Review by V.A.

I can not believe you get so much flavor for so few calories! What a full flavored soup. Thank you so much for the recipe :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat butter over medium heat in soup pot.
  2. Sauté leeks or onions, celery, and thyme for about one minute.
  3. Sprinkle flour over sautéed veggies and stir until well coated.
  4. Add potatoes, broth, clam juice, pepper and bay leaf. Simmer until thick, about 30 minutes.
  5. Add clams and heat through.
  6. Sauté Canadian bacon until crisp in separate pan.
  7. Add cream to soup and remove bay leaf. Do not allow soup to boil.
  8. Serve in soup bowls garnished with green onions and Canadian bacon.

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