Creamy Clam Corn Chowder

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 1 pot full
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 1
    onion, diced finely
  • 1
    leek, cleaned and sliced thinly
  • 1
    large potato, diced finely
  • 1
    red pepper, diced
  • 1
    stalk celery, diced
  • 3
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2
    (6 1/2 ounce) cans baby clams, with juice
  • 2
    (15 1/4 ounce) cans creamed corn
  • 1
    (15 1/4 ounce) can whole corn (or grilled fresh corn on the cob kernels removed is really good!)
  • 1
    (8 ounce) jar clam broth
  • 2
    cups milk
  • 1
    cup light cream
  • salt and pepper
  • Old Bay Seasoning
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil and butter, sauté onion, leeks, garlic, celery, potato and peppers till translucent.
  • Add canned corns juice from canned clams and jar clam juice.
  • Simmer 15 minutes.
  • Add milk, cream, and simmer 5 more minutes.
  • Add clams season to your taste with salt, pepper, and Old Bay seasoning.
  • Simmer till warmed.
  • Serve with crusty French or rye bread!
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