Thick and Chunky New England Clam Chowder

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (51 ounce) can of diced clams
  • 1
    (24 ounce) bottle clam juice
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    large onion, finely chopped
  • 2
    stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons hormel real bacon bits
  • 1
    (10 3/4 ounce) cream of potato soup
  • 1
    (10 3/4 ounce) cream of celery soup
  • 1
    (28 ounce) can of chopped potatoes
  • 3
    cups whipping cream
  • 3
    cups of mashed potato flakes
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in large pot.
  • Add onion, celery, Bacon bits and garlic. Cook until soft.
  • Add clams with juice, Soups, clam juice, potatoes, bay leaf and whipping cream. Stir and cook over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Season with pepper (salt if needed but the clams and juice make it salty).
  • Whisk in potato flakes and keep stirring so it doesn't get lumpy. Cook on low for 15 minutes or until warm.
  • Serve with a nice crusty bread and Salad! Enjoy!
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