Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

We tried this recipe tonight-it was very tasty. For a sweeter soup, use no-salt added tomatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in large nonstick saucepan over medium heat until browned. Remove bacon from saucepan with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Set aside.
  2. Add onion to bacon drippings; cook and stir over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add water, tomatoes and clam juice. Bring to a boil. Add orzo and basil; mix well. Reduce heat; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until orzo is tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in clams. Cook about 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  5. Sprinkle each serving with bacon.

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