Barbra Bush's All American Clam Chowder

Recipe by Carmen B.
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    tablespoons butter or 4 tablespoons margarine
  • 4
    tablespoons flour
  • 3
    slices bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1
    medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    can clam, drained reserving juice
  • 1
    large potato, cubed
  • 1
    can cream of celery soup
  • 1 12
    cups milk
  • 1
    dash pepper
  • oyster crackers (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook bacon until crisp.
  • Drain on paper towel.
  • Saute onion in same skillet as bacon until soft.
  • Add clam juice& potatoes.
  • Cover& cook over low heat until potatoes are tender, 15 min.
  • Melt butter in sauce pan.
  • Add flour& mix together.
  • Add milk& blend until smooth.
  • Add clam juice& potatoes; cook& stir until thickened.
  • Add soup, bacon, clams,& pepper; cook over low heat until heated through, Serve with oyster crackers, if desired.
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